Grant-Stuart cops gold at UCI Para Cycling
Guyana’s cyclist Walter Grant-Stuart did his country proud on Sunday, copping gold at the UCI C1 Para-Cycling event in Montreal, Canada.
Grant-Stuart, who lost his right arm in an accident several years ago, was Guyana’s lone representative at the two-day event.
After participating in Saturday’s Time Trial, the Continental Cycle Club rider won the Road Race on Sunday. While the specific details were not immediately available, the news of Grant-Stuart’s success has brought high levels of excitement to the local cycling fraternity.
Grant-Stuart’s participation at the event was made possible through financial and other support from the Guyana Cycling Association of North America, the National Sports Commission, Rudolph ‘Duckie’ Apiah, Kevin Jeffrey and Andrew King towards expenses associated with trip.
Director of Sport, Christopher Jones, on learning of the news, told News Room that he is proud of Grant-Stuart’s performance, noting that the National Sports Commission is indeed happy to have played a part in the cyclist’s success.
Full details to follow…