Azizulhasni Awang was so close to earning Malaysia’s first gold medal at the Olympics, but he was overpowered by other cyclist whom was a little too fast for him at the London 2012 Velodrome.

Azizulhasni, also known as the Rocket-pocketman. Photo by

The pin sized Azizul who got his name nickname ‘rocket-pocketman’ from his fellow cyclist due to his small size but fast pace in cycling came in strong to keep pace with the pace setters of the race.

However, the 24 year old Malaysian failed to overcome his more inferior opponents just before the touch line to place him sixth in the race.