Loh Sea Keong

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Loh Sea Keong
Personal information
Full name Loh Sea Keong
Born (1986-02-11) February 11, 1986 (age 28)
Kuala Krai, Malaysia
Height 1.76 m
Weight 66 kg
Team information
Current team Giant-Shimano
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2006–2011
2012–2013
2014–
Marco Polo
OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team
Giant-Shimano
Major wins
Jelajah Malaysia (2013)
Infobox last updated on
1 January 2014

Loh Sea Keong is a Malaysian professional cyclist who currently rides for Giant-Shimano.[1] In the 2013 Jelajah Malaysia race Sea Keong made history by becoming the first Malaysian rider to win the competition, an International Cycling Union (UCI) race.[2]

Career[edit]

Marco Polo Cycling Team[edit]

In 2005 Sea Keong left Malaysia at the age of 19 to achieve his dream of becoming a full-time professional cyclist. He joined the Chinese team, Marco Polo, which is based in Europe. He rode for the team until the end of 2011.

OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team[edit]

After failing to sign a contract with any foreign team, Sea Keong returned to Malaysia consider his options and give himself a 2 year target to re-invigorate his career or stop altogether. Sea Keong then accepted an offer from first the Singapore UCI Continental team, OCBC Singapore Continental Cycling Team to ride for them.

Argos-Shimano[edit]

At the Shimano Highway Challenge in Malaysia on 24 November 2013, it was announced that he would be the first South East Asian to join a ProTour Team with Giant-Shimano.[1]

Major achievements[edit]

2008
1st Stage 3 Tour of Thailand
2012
2nd Overall Le Tour de Filipinas
2013
1st Overall Jelajah Malaysia
1st Stage 2 Tour of Thailand
1st Stage 4 Tour of Singkarak
4th Southeast Asian Games – Road race
9th Tour de Okinawa

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Quénet, Jean-François (24 November 2013). "Malaysia's Loh Sea Keong signs for Argos-Shimano". Cyclingnews.com (Future plc). Retrieved 24 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Loh Sea Keong wins yellow jersey at Jelajah Malaysia, notches OCBC Singapore Pro Cycling Team's first UCI Tour win". Togoparts.com. 2013-06-30. Retrieved 2013-07-25. 

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