Eleven-race youth cycling meet set

The inner circuit of the National Park will be transformed into a cycling speedway tomorrow when national cycling coach Hassan Mohamed and Universal Auto and General Supplies team up to host an 11-race youth cycle programme.

The programme which is in its ninth year will pedal off at 9:00hrs and is expected to attract all the stars from the local cycling clubs.
The main event will see the top juniors and senior riders going wheel-to-wheel in the Invitational 35-lap event.

Other categories scheduled to be contested are the 12 to 14 years boys and girls (3 laps), veterans under-50 years (5 laps), veterans over-50 years (5 laps), veterans over-60 years (5 laps), juveniles (10 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).

Last year’s winner in the feature event was Robin Persaud in one hour, 17 minutes and 53 seconds.

Universal Auto and General Supplies manager, veteran cyclist Shameer Baksh will distribute the prizes to the respective winners.

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