2015 SEA Games bronze medalist, Vincent Ang Chin Yong, topped the 56km race category at the Quickspeed TRI-Factor Bike 2015 with a formidable time of 1 hour 21 minutes, 53 seconds ahead of Bastian Dohling and Brian Ng who finished at 1:21:56 and 1:21:58 respectively.
Singapore's Vincent Ang Chin Yong (extreme left) in action during the 28th SEA Games. Photo: SINGSOC
6-year-old Muhammad Nazmi took part in the 5km race cycling category and completed it in a respectable time of 12 minutes of 46 seconds.
The TRI-Factor Series is the biggest triathlon series platform in Singapore that provides a progressive platform for sport enthusiasts of all levels and skills to complete their first triathlon. It is a 4-leg series of sporting event that starts with a mass swimming event –TYR TRI-Factor Swim, followed by a mass cycling event –Quickspeed TRI-Factor Bike and mass run – Compressport TRI-Factor Run, ending with a finale TRI-Factor Triathlon.
Race Director Mr Joseph Tan said: “The event this year is very special as we made a difficult business decision to change the race route and limiting the type of bikes allow thus it resulted in reducing the race capacity. We wanted to provide our participants a new experience this year without comprising on any safety risk.”