Guyanese trio in Mexico for Pan-Am U-23 Cycling
The trio of Jamal John, Romello Crawford and Briton John are in Mexico to represent the Golden Arrowhead at the Pan American U23 Elite Road Cycling Championships which will commence on May 1.
The trio arrived in Mexico on April 19 well ahead of the championships in order to get acclimatized, at the expense of President of the Guyana Cycling Federation (GCF) Horace Burrowes who will arrive in Mexico Tuesday.
Burrowes will represent Guyana at the COPACI Congress on April 30 while Jamal John will get into action on Wednesday in the Time Trials which would be 33km – 3 laps on the Circuit Río de la Avenidas.
John is the only rider that would be competing in the Time Trials. Himself, Briton John and Romello Crawford will all contest the U23 Individual Road Race on May 4, this event would be for a distance of 132.3km – 9 laps around the Circuit Ciudad del Conocimiento, Pachuca de Soto, Hidalgo.
Burrowes has informed that if either of the cyclists finishes in the top 10 in the road race in Mexico, they would be eligible to compete at the World Championships set for September in London.
The Elite-Sub 23 Pan-American Road Championship is organised jointly by the Government of the State of Hidalgo, the State Cycling Association and the Mexican Cycling Federation, with the support of the Pan-American Cycling Confederation, under the regulations of the International Cycling Union (UCI).