SEPANG - After winning the world keirin title at the UCI Track World Championships in Hong Kong on Thursday, national elite track cyclist Mohd Azizulhasni Awang has now set his sights on the gold medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
"Of course becoming a world champion was my dream, and until now, I cannot believe that I actually managed to achieve it.
"However, winning the world championship is not the time for me to become complacent ... the more we achieve, the harder we need to work to maintain it. I'm the type of person who is not easily deterred.
"My ultimate target now is the 2020 Olympics (Tokyo, Japan)," he told reporters at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) this evening after arriving from Hong Kong.
Mohd Azizulhasni, along with National track cycling head coach John Beasley and fellow cyclist Mohd Shah Firdaus Sahrom were welcomed by National Sports Council (NSC) director-general Datuk Ahmad Shapawi Ismail and National Sports Institute (NSI) chief executive officer Dr Mohd Khairi Zawi.
However, the highlight of the event was when the 29 year old from Dungun, Terengganu rejoiced upon meeting his wife, Athiah Ilyana Abd Samat and two