Anthony wins ounce of gold in cycle road race

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Michael Anthony displays his ounce of gold prize.
Michael Anthony displays his ounce of gold prize.

[www.inewsguyana.com] – Top upcoming prospect, Michael Anthony rode away with the ounce of goal prize by winning the annual Kadir Mohamed memorial cycle road race on Sunday, October 12.

The event which started on Homestretch Avenue, made its way to Dora, Linden/Soesdyke Highway before returning to Homestretch Avenue for the finish, saw Anthony crossing the finish line in a time of three hours, 19 minutes, 26 seconds.

The race was always close and culminated with Anthony and five other riders sprinting to the finish line after turning onto Homestretch for Mandela. With the win, Anthony was also the automatic winner of the junior category.

Ruben Companioni finished second while last year’s champion Paul DeNobrega finished third. Robin Persaud, Alonzo Ambrose, Christopher Holder, Mark Harris and Mario King filled out the remaining top six spots.

Anthony, Persaud and Junior Niles took two prime prizes each, while Holder, Ambrose, DeNobrega and Christopher Griffith took a prime prize each.Cycle race

Meanwhile, in the junior category Ambrose finished second to Anthony, while Kravitz Jeffrey and Griffith copped third and fourth respectively.

Chief organizer of the event William Howard thanked the family of Kadir Mohamed for their continued support.

President of the Guyana Cycling Federation, Cheryl Thompson while recognizing Mohamed, highlighted that the event was a warm-up for the upcoming five stage event set to begin on Thursday.

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