Velodrome Rakyat Ipoh

frontage

Velodrome Rakyat, Ipoh, was the first velodrome built in Malaysia. Yay, a first for Malaysia. The President of the Perak Cycling Association, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Darshan Singh Gill saw the need for a velodrome in the country, so that track cyclists need not be sent to neighbouring countries to train.

Velodrome Rakyat Ipoh

interior

With the green light from HRH Sultan Azlan Shah, Sultan of Perak, Darshan Singh led a nationwide public donation campaign and raised RM3.25 million. This is the reason the velodrome is named “the people’s velodrome”.

Velodrome Rakyat Ipoh

part of the 250-metre timber track

Darshan Singh is known as the ‘Father’ of the 250-metre timber track, which already hosted numerous national and international cycling tournaments.

Velodrome Rakyat Ipoh

adjacent to the Youth & Sports Complex

Velodrome Rakyat, Ipoh
Add: Jalan Ghazali Jawi, Ipoh, Perak.
GPS Coordinates: N 04 36.564′ E 101 6.047′

Velodrome Rakyat Ipoh

Perak flags flying high

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