Anuar Manan

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Anuar Manan
Personal information
Full name Anuar Manan
Born (1986-10-11) 11 October 1986 (age 30)
Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
Height 168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Team information
Current team Terengganu Cycling Team
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2007–2008 LeTua Cycling Team
2009 Azad University Iran
2010 Geumsan Ginseng Asia
2011 Terengganu Cycling Team
2012 Champion System
2013 Synergy Baku Cycling Project
2013 CCN Cycling Team

Anuar Manan (born 11 October 1986) is a Malaysian professional cyclist, currently riding for the Terengganu Cycling Team.

Career[edit]

LeTua Cycling Team[edit]

Anuar Manan started his career with LeTua Cycling Team and showed his natural talent as a sprinter when he won two stages of the 2007 Jelajah Malaysia and the blue jersey. In the same year, he also won one stage in the Azerbaijan Tour and the Tour of Hainan. In the 2008 Jelajah Malaysia, he retained his blue jersey and won three stages.

2009 season[edit]

His steady performance attracted several potential suitors and Anuar Manan made a decision to join Iranian team Islamic Azad University. Anuar Manan won three stages in the 2009 Jelajah Malaysia and became first rider to win the blue jersey – for the sprints classification – for three successive years.

2010 season[edit]

Anuar Manan had to leave Iran because of a visa problem and then signed a contract with Korean team Geumsan Ginseng Asia. Anuar Manan became the first Malaysian rider to win a stage in Le Tour de Langkawi, winning stage five, and also became the first Malaysian rider to win the points classification, in the race. He also won two stages in the Tour of Thailand and one each in the Tour of East Java and the Tour of Ganzhou Songcheng.

2011 season[edit]

Anuar Manan returned to Malaysia and joined the JBCT Pro Asia Cycling Team, winning stages in the Jelajah Malaysia, the Tour de Brunei and the Tour of Hainan.

2012 season[edit]

For the 2012 season, Anuar Manan was signed by Asian team Champion System,[1] joining the likes of Jaan Kirsipuu in the team.

2013 season[edit]

For the 2013 season, Anuar Manan joined the Synergy Baku Cycling Project. Prior to the end of 2013, he joined the CCN Cycling Team on a loan move ahead of the Tour of Poyang Lake.[2] He would later rejoin the Terengganu Cycling Team for the 2014 season.[3]

Major achievements[edit]

2007
Jelajah Malaysia
Winner Sprint classification
1st, Stages 3 & 6
1st Stage 9 Azerbaïjan Tour
1st Stage 5 Tour of East Java
1st Stage 2 Tour of Hainan
2008
Jelajah Malaysia
Winner Sprint classification
1st, Stages 2, 3 & 5
Winner Sprint classification Tour de Langkawi
2010
1st, Stage 2 Tour of East Java
Tour de Langkawi
1st, Stage 5
1st, Jersey blue.svg Points classification
2011
1st Stage 4 Jelajah Malaysia
1st Stage 2 Tour de Brunei
1st Stage 5 Tour of Hainan
8th Melaka Governor Cup
2013
Tour of Poyang Lake
1st Stages 1, 2, 3 & 4
1st Stage 1 Tour de East Java
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification Tour de Borneo
5th Melaka Governor Cup
2016
10th Stage 5 Le tour de Langkawi

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anuar Manan joins Champion System for 2012". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. 30 November 2011. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Khairul, Arnaz M. (27 November 2013). "Anuar storms Poyang Lake". New Straits Times. New Straits Times Press. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  3. ^ Khairul, Arnaz M. (28 December 2013). "Anuar's homecoming". New Straits Times. New Straits Times Press. Retrieved 30 December 2013. 

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