Anthony, Niles win weekend cycling


Michael Anthony and Junior Niles emerged champions of the two weekend races organised by national cycling coach Hassan Mohamed in partnership with the Carlton Wheelers Cycle Club.


Anthony won the feature 35-lap race at the 16th annual 11-race programme sponsored by DeSinco Trading under its Degree brand on Saturday, while Niles won the sixth annual Powerade road race on Sunday in West Demerara.


On Saturday, Anthony won the race in one hour, 17 minutes, 38.49 seconds ahead of Raphael Leung, Paul deNobrega, Christopher Griffith, Niles and Paul Choo Wee Nam in that order.

Griffith won four of the eight sprint prizes on offer with Anthony collecting two, and Niles and deNobrega one each.


Below are the summarised results from the other races. Riders are listed in the order they finished.


Veterans U-50:

Junior Niles

Keith Fernandes

Ian Jackson
Veterans O-50:

Kennard Lovell

Linden Blackman

Courtney Hackett

Andrew Hicks

Raphael Leung

Nigel Duguid
Mountain Bikes:

Keon Thomas

Jude Bentley

Shane Bourne
BMX Boys 6-9:

John Niles

Jareed Barrington

Shay Sue Hang
BMX Boys 9-12:

Zab James

Shay Sue Hang
BMX Boys 12-14:

Tarran Garbarran

Michael Anthony

Raphael Leung

Paul deNobrega

Christopher Griffith

Junior Niles

Paul Choo Wee Nam


Meanwhile, on Sunday Niles won from Christopher Holder, deNobrega, Ralph Williams, Hicks and Leung in that order. That race started at Wales, proceeded to Uitvlugt and returned to the Demerara Harbour Bridge for the finish.


Photo caption: Winners of the DeSinco Trading sponsored event on Saturday

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