Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Know This Sports Person - Rosman Alwi

A boxer must have physical build. A basketball player must have height. Neither of these attributes determines a cyclist’s capability in emerging a champion in cycling race.

His career is filled with many trials, bitter sweet. For two decades Rosman who was born in Kampung Datuk Keramat had won the title of champion of Asia and the Sprint World Championship.In 1987, Rosman appeared to dominate the Sprint King Asia after the Asian Championships 200m.

In 1995, Rosman won the "World Championship B "at Velodrome Rakyat, Ipoh. At age 40, Rosman competed in the SEA Games final in Kuala Lumpur in 2001 before announcing the retirement. He won several consecutive sea games title.

In 1985, Rosman Alwi made history by being the first cyclist to win double gold at the Asian Championships

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