PETALING JAYA: Terengganu Biking Staff (TSG) sprinter Harrif Salleh’s hopes of qualifying for the World Championship are in tatters following the seemingly cancellation of the Asian Highway Championship in July.
The Continental Championships was a qualifying race for the world meet. The winner of the lads’s particular person mass begin on the 2020 ACC can be awarded an automated ticket to the World Biking Championship in Switzerland in October.
The Malaysian Nationwide Biking Federation (MNCF) had been banking on Harrif to win the ticket following his excellent achievements on the 2020 Le Tour de Langkawi (2020 LTdL).
The ACC meet had initially been scheduled for March 17-21 however was rescheduled for finish of June to early July however the rising variety of Covid-19 circumstances and the worldwide border controls imply ACC are sure to cancel the occasion.
They’re anticipated to make the announcement in mid-Might.
“Age is changing into an element now, I believe that is the appropriate time for me to get into the World Championship. It’s my dream however the present scenario doesn’t look good, ” mentioned the 31-year-old Harrif, who gained two phases within the LTdL.
“It was my goal to do effectively within the ACC and I had a bonus as a result of it was to be held in Malaysia.
“However I’ve been instructed it’s prone to be cancelled.”
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