Briton John wins Time Trial in Linden
Briton John of We Stand United Cycle Club was the fastest on Sunday when the second leg of the Time Trial Series was held in Linden. Over 30 riders competed in the one-day event.
The race started in front of KD&J Supermarket at Amelia’s Ward, proceeded to Moblissa Hill and returned to the start point for the finish. Riders in the Open and Veterans categories covered that route, a distance of 13.5 miles.
John finished with the best time of 32 minutes, 38 seconds, comfortably ahead of his namesake Jamaul John, who was timed at 34 minutes, 12 seconds.
Marlon ‘Fishy’ Williams, who won the first leg in Georgetown on November 22, had the third best time of 34 minutes, 34 seconds.
Marcus Keiler, Seagon Hubbard, Walter Grant-Stuart, Alex Mendes, Balram Narine, Kwame Ridley and Jaikaran Sukhai completed the top 10 in that order.
The Junior/Juveniles and Females also started at KD&J Supermarket, but turned Bamia Hill and returned to the start point, covering a distance of 8.5 miles.
Kwame Fortune was the lone Novice competitor, while Aaron Newton, Alex Leung and Andrew Forrestor were the top three in that order in the Junior category.
The top female was Suzanne Hamilton, followed by Denise Jeffrey and Clivecia Spencer.
The race was held in strict compliance with the national COVID-19 measures and in accordance with the stipulations outlined in the approval letter from the Minister of Health.
The third and final leg will be held on December 13 in Berbice, starting at 09:00h in front of Benjamin Sport and Fitness Centre at Fyrish, proceeding along the Number 19 road and ending at GUYOIL gas station at Palmyra.