NAYPYITAW, Dec 12 (Bernama) -- "We don't mean to blame anyone after failing to clinch the first medal Thursday.
"Nevertheless, we are aggrieved with the coach's attitude over the arrangement of racers without first discussing with the cyclists," lamented national cyclist Shahrin Amri.
The grim faces of the national cyclists comprising Shahrin, Masziyaton Mohd Radzi, Mohd Zulhafiz Saipuddin and Junaidah Juss clearly reflected their disappointment after failing to bag the bronze medal in the Cross Country Team Relay of the 27th SEA Games in the Mount Pleasant racing circuit near here today.
The national team was fourth among six teams, recording 59:40.41' or 3:10.98' behind the Vietnamese powered by Ha The Long/Nguyen Van Quang/Cao Thi Cam Le/Dinh Thi Nhu Quyh who won the bronze medal.
The gold medal was won by Kusmawati Yazid/Chandra Rafsanzani/Wilhelmina Tuntuarima/Bandi Sugito representing Indonesia, with a time of 55:48.37'.....