Winners Emerge From First-Ever Singapore Brompton World Championship
The well-loved Brompton World Championship (BWC) took place in Singapore for the very first time on the 30th of October, after a two-year hiatus. BWC Singapore saw participants of 17 nationalities, totalling close to 500 joining in the community ride and races and is proudly sponsored by Nikon, LIVALL, Voost, Hydro Flask and 100 Plus.
BWC kicked off with a Brompton Community Ride with Brompton’s CEO, Will Butler Adams leading riders at The Float @ Marina Bay. Using the same city circuit as the Tour de France Prudential Singapore Criterium, the route took the smartly-dressed riders past iconic Singapore landmarks including the Merlion and The Esplanade.
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Following which, competitive riders participated across the BWC Ladies, Gentlemen and Veterans categories. These participants raced for 16km (3.2km x 5 laps) for a chance to be on the podium and to win enticing prizes, sponsored by Nikon, LIVALL and Hydro Flask.
The winners of the respective categories are
|Ladies||Tham Jia Yin Sarah (Singapore)||Rebecca Lin
|Sim Poh Lin Elin
|Chan Chiang Daryl (Singapore)||Diocouda Sissoko (France)|
|Nicholas Tan Siow Pheng (Singapore)||Danny Seow Choon Fah (Singapore)|
|Best Dressed Lady||Sim Poh Lin Elin
|Best Dressed Gentleman||Mohamad Muslim Bin Zainal Azhi
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At the Brompton Junction pop-up store located at the festival village of the Tour de France Prudential Singapore Criterium, fringe competitions were also ongoing throughout the two days. The public competed in The Fastest Fold of a Brompton and the Longest Track Stand competition, for a chance to win prizes sponsored by LIVALL. The winners of the fringe competition are
|Fastest Fold||Ken A (Australia)||8.16 seconds|
|Longest Track Stand||Alan Liang (Singapore)||1 minute 22.97 seconds|
Will Butler-Adams, Chief Executive Officer at Brompton Bicycle said:
“It was exciting to see all the Brompton owners coming together from different parts of the world to Singapore and be part of the BWC. Despite the humid weather, we saw a lot of owners dressing up to take part in the community ride and races. It was quite a sight and it was all about the fun that Brompton brings.”