SEA Games: Cyclist Vincent Ang claims bronze in men's criterium on Games debut

Singapore cyclist Vincent Ang, carrying his son Joshua, with his SEA Games bronze medal in the men's criterium on June 12, 2015. -- ST PHOTO: HO SI RUI 
Singapore cyclist Vincent Ang, carrying his son Joshua, with his SEA Games bronze medal in the men's criterium on June 12, 2015. -- ST PHOTO: HO SI RUI 

SINGAPORE - Cyclist Vincent Ang clinched the SEA Games bronze medal in the men's criterium on Friday morning at Marina Bay South.

It was a close finish for Games debutant Ang, as he beat Thailand's Thanawut Sanikwathi by just half a tyre length. Malaysia's Mohd Harrif Saleh came in first at 53:46 while Vietnam's Le Van Duan was second to clinch the gold and silver medal respectively.

In the women's criterium, Singapore's Dinah Chan missed the podium by two positions, coming in fifth out of 15th cyclists.

Thailand's 2014 Asian Games gold medallist, Jutatip Maneephan claimed the gold on 44:22. She was followed by Vietnam's Nguyen Thi That and Malaysia's Ju Pha Som Net.