Two are better than one

Visually-impaired Afiq Afify Rizan (rear seat) and his able-bodied partner Khairul Adha Rasol crossing the finish line yesterday to win the National Para Cycling Road Championship and International Invitational. The event, held on Cecil Street and Ro
PHOTO COURTESY OF MIK ERISM

Visually-impaired Afiq Afify Rizan (rear seat) and his able-bodied partner Khairul Adha Rasol crossing the finish line yesterday to win the National Para Cycling Road Championship and International Invitational.

The event, held on Cecil Street and Robinson Road, was organised by the Para Cycling Federation of Singapore, and supported by the Singapore Disability Sports Council and the Singapore Cycling Federation.

It featured 14 athletes from Malaysia and eight from Singapore, who competed across three categories: Handbike, tandem and cycling.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 27, 2017, with the headline 'Two are better than one'. Print Edition | Subscribe