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by Iste S. Leopoldo, Staff Writer
Mike Limpag, Sports Editor
CEBUANO rising junior cyclist Luis Miguel “Igimax” Maximo made a decent finish in the grueling 115km Road Race of the 2012 Asian Junior Cycling Championships last Feb. 16 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Maximo finished 10th in his 1995 Age Group, 18th place among the the ASEAN riders and
“The pace of the race was so fast and furious it resulted in five riders from Korea, Qatar, Singapore and Malaysia not being able to finish the race,” said Maximo’s father Jonathan, in an e-mail to Sun.Star Cebu.
Jonathan added that the 1995 Age Group of riders will still be eligible for the next 2013 Asian Cycling edition and his son might still join.
“I have learned my lesson. I will be more ready next year,” said Igi, who is the only Cebuano in the Asian Cycling Championships.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on February 29, 2012.