Choe Hyeong-min of South Korea won the men’s individual time trial in road cycling at the Asian Games.

Choe, the fifth-last competitor on the course out of 20 starters, completed three laps of a 17.8-kilometre circuit in 1 hour, eight minutes, 16.12 seconds.

Eugen Wacker of Kyrgyzstan took the silver in 1-08.27, while Hossein Askari of Iran won the bronze in 1-08.48. As the last competitor crossed the finish line in a slower time, the 20-year-old Choe broke into tears.

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