Choi Ki Ho

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Choi Ki-Ho
Personal information
Full name Choi Ki-Ho
Born (1991-05-05) 5 May 1991 (age 26)
Hong Kong, SAR, P.R. China
Team information
Current team Team Hong Kong China
Discipline Track, road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
2010 Centre Mondial du Cyclisme
2012 Hong Kong Pro Cycling Team
2013 Team Hong Kong China
Major wins
Tour de Korea (2011)

Choi Ki Ho (Chinese: 蔡其皓; Jyutping: coi3 kei4 hou6) (born 5 May 1991 in Hong Kong) is a Hong Kong cyclist.

Choi placed first in the UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics Madison in Beijing, and won the 2010 Tour de Berne in Aigle, Switzerland. At the 2010 UCI Road World Championships, held in Melbourne, he placed thirty-fourth in the under-23 road race.[1]

Choi retired at the end of the 2013 season to pursue business studies.[2]

2011 Tour of Korea[edit]

Choi Ki Ho won the Tour de Korea at the age of 19 on 24 April 2011, becoming the youngest cyclist to do so.[3] He completed the nine-stage race, a total distance of 1,335.9 kilometers with a cumulative time of 33 hours 54 minutes 45 seconds. Austrian Markus Eibegger of Tabriz Petrochemical Team was 29 seconds behind, followed by American Dugan Williams of Sanofi Aventis, a professional team, clocking 33:55:22.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chan, Kin-wa. "Choi Ki-ho puts HK on road to Games". South China Morning Post. 25 April 2011.
  2. ^ Sallay, Alvin (14 December 2013). "Cyclist Choi Ki-ho's early retirement a crying shame". South China Morning Post. SCMP Group. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  3. ^ ""Choi wins Tour de Korea" The Korea Herald. 24 April 2011.