Wong's win boost for Asian Cycling

By Shane Stokes in Palma

He may have started out in the scratch race final on Friday evening as one of the lesser known riders, but Hong Kong’s Kam Po Wong showed great timing and strength to take the gold medal in the event. Sensing the moment was right, he jumped inside the final ten laps, going clear at a point when the bunch stalled after a succession of hard laps. The 34 year old quickly built a half-lap lead and came in well ahead of Wim Stroetinga (Netherlands), Rafal Ratajczyk (Poland), plus the rest of the field.

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