JAKARTA, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) — Australian cyclist Marcus Culey finished initial in a 3rd theatre of a Tour de Indonesia on Wednesday.
Culey, from a Malaysian Sapura Cycling Team, took 4 hours, 15 mins and 35 seconds to delight in a 195.9km theatre that runs from Batu to Jember in East Java province.
Rohan Du Plooy from Protouch, South Africa, notwithstanding being a best in a scurry category, finished as runner-up 32 seconds after Culey, while Japanese cyclist Yudai Arashiro from Kinan Cycling Team posted third place.
Cyclists will contest on Thursday in a fourth theatre of a five-stage race, a 151.9km float from Jember to Banyuwangi.
The Tour de Indonesia has captivated a sum of 18 teams this year.