Top riders to compete in Suriname and Jamaica

The Guyana Cycling Federation is gearing up to send  their top riders as part of male and female teams to participate in competitions in Suriname and Jamaica in September.

While the team for Suriname will only consist of males,   Alonzo Greaves, Robin Persaud, Geron Williams, and Enzo Matthews along with another rider to be announced later, the cycling event in Jamaica will draw both male and female teams.

The games in Suriname will be the annual Bigi Bergi Race from September 3-4 and will be a four-stage event including a 10k time trial.

A junior team will also be heading to the competition and will feature Paul De Nobrega and Raynauth Jeffrey with Kurt La Rose and Michael Benjamin on standby.

The team will be managed by Brian Allen and will go up against countries such as Aruba, Curacao, French Guiana, Trinidad and Tobago, Team COCO’s (Miami) and Anguilla.

Meanwhile five males and three females will attend the Senior Caribbean Cycling Championships to be hosted in Jamaica from September 16-18.

With Guadeloupe being the defending champions, Guyana will look to send their best riders to the games, a release noted.

The shortlisted males who are candidates to fill the five spots are Warren McKay, Alonzo Greaves, Robin Persaud, Geron Williams, Enzo Matthews, Lear Nunes and Walter Grant–Stuart.

In the female category, Hazina Bharratt is the only confirmed cyclist while the other two females will be announced at a later date.

Meanwhile, Guyana will be represented by Hector Edwards and Brian Allen at the annual Caribbean Cycling Conference on September 16.

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