GEORGE TOWN, Jun 13 – The remains of former national cyclist Mohd Adris Ahairi were laid to rest at Datuk Keramat Muslim Cemetery on Sunday afternoon. Mohd Adris died at 9.10pm in Penang Hospital on Saturday night after undergoing a month’s treatment for kidney disease. The national cyclist who made his name in the 1950s left behind a wife, Saadiah Abdullah and two children.
Penang Cycling Association secretary Munir Mohd Ismail when contacted said Mohd Adris taught him a lot about cycling. “When I visited him in hospital, he told me that his days were numbered. He suffered a stroke in 2004.” Posts held include Malaysian National Cycling Federation general secretary and Penang Cycling Association secretary for 20 years. Mohd Adris was Penang Sports Personality 1994. — Bernama