National cyclist Shah Firdaus bags three gold medals in Taiwan

Cyclist Muhammad Shah Firdaus Sahrom recorded an amazing feat by winning three gold medals at the recent Taiwan Cup Track International Classic 1 & 11.

Shah Firdaus won two sprint events as well as keirin to end his Taiwan campaign in style and put himself in a great mood ahead of the World Cup series which starts end of this month.

Shah Firdaus (left) | Photo credits:
Shah Firdaus (right) | Photo credits:

“Coach (John Beasley) did not set any target as this was part of my training. The win boosted my confidence ahead of the World Cup series because I needed a lot of exposure after my doping ban last year. Fortunately, I was able to perform well.”

I will head back to my training base in Melbourne, then proceed to Colombia for the first mission.”

“My aim is to get the best result at the World Cup,” he told The Malay Mail.

Shah Firdaus was tested positive for dexamethasone at the Perlis Malaysia Games last year, resulting in a 12 month ban.

Upon his return on May 31st, he collected two bronze at the Beijing GP, and a gold and a silver medal at the recent Southeast Asian GP in Kuala Lumpur.

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