Niles takes 19th Diamond Mineral Water Road Race title

Junior Niles receiving his prize from Diamond Mineral Water Assistant Marketing Manager, Sherese Leander

Veteran cyclist, Junior Niles outlasted the young guns to take the title of the 19th annual Diamond Mineral Water 46-mile road race yesterday.

Riding from Schoonord, West Bank Demerara to Parika and back, the Team Coco wheelsman stopped the clock in a time of one hour, 41 minutes and 25 seconds, shattering last year’s time by 33 minutes in the Hassan Mohammed MS organized event.

The race, originally set for an 08:30hrs start was forced to begin half an hour later due to the absence of the police outriders who only joined the riders at Leonora heading to the turning point as Niles was trailed by the returning Akeem Wilkinson and Deeraj Garbaran who finished in second and third respectively while Paul DeNobrega, Michael Anthony and Warren McKay ended 4th-6th in that order. Niles, Garbaran, Wilkinson and Kemuel Moses all took two primes…..

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