Date: Thursday, 22 August 2019
Bisnis.com, JAKARTA - Tour de Indonesia 2019 bicycle race today, Thursday (8/22/2019) held Stage 4 race with the Jember-Banyuwangi route with the finish point in the tourist area of Mount Ijen.
Metkel Eyob from the Trenggan Cycling Team appears as the fastest racer. The racer from Eritrea, a country on the African continent, became the first rider to touch the finish line in the Ijen Banyuwangi tourist area.
Metkel Eyob is only a few seconds ahead of racer Thomas Lebas from the Kinan Cycling team. Metkel Eyob and Thomas Lebas could sprint ahead of the line fisnih the contour path uphill.
The following is a list of podiums for Stage 4:
1. Metkel Eyob (TSG)
2. Thomas Lebas (KIN)
3. Amir Kolahdouz (TMG)
The race starts at 10.00 WIB in the town square of Jemeber precisely in front of the Jatim Bank Branch Office in Jember, watch the live streaming from the official Facebook account of Tour d'Indonesia above.
Tour de Indonesia 2019 takes a distance of 825.2 kilometers from Borobudur Temple (Magelang) to the Batur Geopark of Bali.
The Tour d'Indonesia bicycle race was joined by 18 teams from 26 countries covering a distance of 825.2 kilometers, which was divided into 5 stages as follows:
- Stage 1: Borobudur-Ngawi Temple 178km
- Stage 2: Madiun-Batu 157.7km
- Stage 3: Batu-Jember 195.9km
- Stage 4: Jember-Banyuwangi (Ijen) 150km
- Stage 5: Gilimanuk-Batur UNESCO Global Geopark 143.6km
Marcus Culey from the Sapura Cycling Team from Malaysia won Stage 3 Batu-Jember. Marcus Culey appeared as the first rider to touch the finish line. Culey recorded 4 hours, 15 minutes and 35 seconds
The distance of 2nd place winner Rohan Du Plooy from the ProTouch Team is quite far because it is more than 30 seconds. There is also the third champion won by Yudai Arashiro from Kinan Cycling Team.
Meanwhile, KFC Cycling team racer Abdul Soleh listed himself as the fastest Indonesian racer in the third stage of Bank BRI Tour d'Indonesia 2019 who took the 193-kilometer route from Batu to Jember, Wednesday (8/21/2019). 4
The second stage of the Madiun-Batu route was held on Tuesday (8/20/2019) which was won by Jaroen Meijers from the Taiyuan Miogee Cycling Team. The Dutch rider won the sprint competition from Cristian Raileanu (Team Sapura Cycling) and Thomas Lebas (Kinan Cycling Team). These three riders recorded the same time as 3:51:12.
Meanwhile, Aiman Cahyadi became the fastest among Indonesian bicycle riders in the second stage of the Tour d'Indonesia 2019 on Tuesday, despite having experienced a tire leak.
Aiman who appeared for the PGN Road Cycling Team completed the Madiun-Batu route with a record time of 3:53:49, followed by KFC Cycling Team riders, Selamet Juangga and Muhamad Abdurahman, who each arrived at the finish with a time difference of 0.11 and 0, 36 seconds behind Aiman.
The hard work of Aiman and the PGN team also brought Aiman into the top 10 in the general category won by the Taiyuan Miogee Cycling Team rider, Jaroen Meijers.
Angus Lyons bicycle racer from Oliver's Real Food (Australia) team won the first stage of the Tour d'Indonesia which finished in the Ngawi Regency square, East Java, Monday (8/19/2019).
In the first stage taking a start from the Borobudur Temple area, Magelang, Central Java, Lyons recorded 3 hours, 55 minutes, 48 seconds after winning the sprint with Roth Ryan X-Speed United (Hong Kong) and Vogt Mario from Team Sapura Cycling (Malaysia ).
All three riders reached the finishes almost simultaneously so they recorded the same time.
Meanwhile, Muhamad Abdurahman from the KFC Cycling Team (Indonesia), who placed seventh in the general category, became the first Indonesian rider to touch the finish line.
Abdurahman recorded a time of 3 hours, 57 minutes, 54 seconds 2.06 seconds. The second fastest Indonesian rider is Aiman Cahyadi from PGN Road Cycling Team (Indonesia) 3.58.48, and third place Slamet Juangga (KFC) 3.58.48.
Abdurahman also became the second best rider in the Asian category, behind Goh Choon Hwat who recorded 3 hours, 56.01 seconds. The third place is occupied by Yamamoto of the Kinan Cycling Team (Japan) with a record time of 3 hours 57.57 seconds.
( News Source: Antara)