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Malaysian gets land, cash for Worlds performance

Malaysian track cyclist Azizul Hasni Awang received a parcel of land and RM20,000 at a function over the weekend following his silver medal winning performance at the UCI Track World Championships in Poland. The land and money was given to Awang by the Terengganu government.

"I plan to use the money to help my family," Awang told TheStar.com.my.

The 21-year-old will receive the parcel of land in his birthplace Dungun. The rewards join another RM20,000 the rider received from Malaysia's National Sports Council's incentive scheme and RM7,500 from the Malaysian National Cycling Federation.

Awang's silver medal in the men's sprint was one of the nation's two successes in Poland. Rizal Tisin claimed the nation its first medal in the men's one kilometre time trial, where he took bronze.

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