The higher the athlete's success, the more the tests

Track cyclist Azizulhasni Awang and other top athletes are being monitored by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as they prepare for the Tokyo Olympics. In general, the more successful an athlete is, the more he or she will be tested. And it is no different for Azizulhasni. The Olympic bronze medallist and former world keirin champion is often subject to random tests wherever he may be. “Throughout my professional career, I have always given my cooperation and I have been tested hundreds of times. “I have experienced visits (from officials)…

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Few more tweaks on custom built bikes for Azizul and Shah

National Sports Institute (NSI) will make a few more tweaks to the custom-built track bikes used by Azizulhasni Awang and Shah Firdaus Sahrom before they head to Tokyo in July for the Olympics. “This Olympic bike development project is in its fourth year now after beginning in 2017. The intention is to build a bike which is tailored to each rider’s physiology,” said NSI chief executive officer Ahmad Faedzal “Azizulhasni and Shah each have one bike, and they have been using it for some time now. But we feel there…

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