Singapore Cycling Federation to open two academies as part of youth development plan

SCF centres in Turf City, Jurong West to focus on off-road riding, as well as road, track disciplines

Singapore's BMX cyclists at the start point of the Asian BMX Championships in Thailand earlier this year. The Singapore Cycling Federation Academy, which will open at Turf City Centaurs next month, will introduce new riders to the discipline.
Singapore's BMX cyclists at the start point of the Asian BMX Championships in Thailand earlier this year. The Singapore Cycling Federation Academy, which will open at Turf City Centaurs next month, will introduce new riders to the discipline.PHOTO COURTESY OF SINGAPORE CYCLING FEDERATION

Singapore made a breakthrough in track cycling last year through Calvin Sim and Luo Yiwei, who won gold and silver respectively in the SEA Games omnium races.

The Republic will soon be on track to make similar progress in the other cycling disciplines, with the opening of the Singapore Cycling Federation (SCF) Academy at Centaurs, Turf City next month as part of the association's youth development programme.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 06, 2018, with the headline 'Two cycling academies for youth development'. Subscribe