Races are typically two kilometres, or eight laps on a typical 250-metre velodrome.
With seven, Azizulhasni is blazing a trail for his nation.
Azizulhasni, a regular near the top of the International Cycling Union world ranking lists in sprint and keirin, says the increased experience and confidence he carries on his heavily-muscled shoulders will allow him to make a mark at his fourth straight Olympic Games.
France's Clara Copponi took the win, with Kajihara in second.
No-one could bring him back.
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