Top cyclists for 11-race programme

The 2014 cycling season will resume tomorrow in the National Park with the staging of the inaugural Star Party Rental 11-race programme.

According to organizer of the event, Hassan Mohamed, the day’s activities are scheduled to pedal off at 09:00hrs.

Hassan Mohamed
Hassan Mohamed
Lennox Cush
Lennox Cush

Lucrative cash incentives along with trophies will be rewarded to the top riders in each event.

Mohamed also noted that a fiercely contested day of racing is anticipated since all the riders will be keen on taking pole position.

National cyclist, Raynauth Jeffrey, last year’s most successful cyclist, Alanzo Greaves who won 22 races, Marlon Williams, Geron Williams, Orville Hinds, Paul De Nobrega, Robin Persaud and Godfrey Pollydore are some of the senior cyclists who will be pedalling for the top honours in the feature 35-lap event.

The Juveniles along with the Veterans Under-50 races are slated to be keenly contested.

Other events that will pedal off include: the 12 to 14 years boys and girls (3 laps), veterans over-50 years (5 laps), veterans over-60 years (5 laps), upright cyclists (5 laps), BMX boys open (3 laps), BMX boys 12 to 14 years (3 laps), BMX boys 9 to 12 years (3 laps) and BMX boys 6 to 9 years (3 laps).

Mohamed said his aim in 2014 is to surpass the 42 events he organized last year, he however stated that that feat can only occur through solid support from corporate Guyana.

Alanzo Greaves
Alanzo Greaves

He noted that CEO of the company, Lennox Cush has sponsored other disciplines, and is now venturing into cycling. Mohamed welcomed the support and added that more sponsorship will mean additional avenues for the riders to showcase their talents.

Cush along with staff members of his company are expected to be on hand to assist in the presentation of prizes to the top performers.

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