KUALA TERENGGANU, Feb 26 (Bernama) -- The presence of English coach Julian John Winn is expected to boost the Terengganu Professional Cycling (TSG) team's chances in the 2014 Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) which starts Thursday.
TSG team manager Fazin Saad said since John Winn, 45, is an experienced cycling coach and a former rider, his expertise would be a big boost to the TSG team that starts its quest in the LTdL which starts tomorrow in Langkawi and ends in Kuala Terengganu.
"He (John Winn) has represented England in various high level competitions, including the Commonwealth Games and the Olympics," he told Bernama, here today adding that the Englishman arrived in Kuala Terengganu two days ago.
He said John Winn who would replace Italian coach Sebastian Duclos whose contract expired recently, was no stranger to Malaysia as he had raced here during the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games.
Fazin said the 16 TSG riders, including two imports, Muradjan Halmuretov (Uzbekistan) and Maarten de Jonge (Holland), are expected to be given valuable tips in preparation for the competition and during the competition.....