Cycling: Singapore's Darren Lim and Arfan Faisal relish opportunity to race in Australia

Cyclists Arfan Faisal (left) and Darren Lim will be primarily based on the Sunshine Coast for at least six months. ST PHOTO: SAMUEL ANG
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SINGAPORE - Having joined the national squad in August 2019, cyclist Darren Lim had been looking forward to representing Singapore in international races.

But the pandemic hit the following year and Lim has yet to compete in an outdoor race for the country. The first time he donned the national jersey was in last month's Asian qualifier for the 2022 International Cycling Union (UCI) Cycling Esports World Championships.

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