Jamual John wins ‘Ounce of Gold’ cycling race
Jamual John continued his fine form on the saddle, carting off top honours in the 10th annual Kadir Mohamed Memorial Road Race, dubbed the ‘Ounce of Gold’ race, on Sunday.
The race started in front of Banks DIH, Thirst Park, proceeded to Dora on the Linden/Soesdyke Highway and returned to the start point for the finish.
John, who has demonstrated remarkable consistency this season, was the first to the finish line in three hours, 17 minutes, 21 seconds to win this particular event for the third time.
Paul DeNobrega, Cristopher Griffith, Curtis Dey, Walter Grant-Stuart and Alex Mendes rounded off the top six finishers in that order. Andrew Hicks picked up five sprint prizes, while Paul Chooweenam, Jamual John, Briton John, Myron Rose and Griffith won one each.
The Juniors and Ladies had a shorter distance to complete, turning at Yarrowkabra on the Highway.
Sherwin Sampson, Alex Leung and Mario Washington were the top three Juniors in that order, while Suzanne Hamilton won the Ladies category ahead of Clavecia Spencer.
Ian Jackson won the Veterans Over-50 ahead of Garfield Lormer and Kennard Lovell in that order, while Grant-Stuart was the top Veterans Under-50 rider, finishing ahead of Mendes and Chooweenam.
Nivonne Wilson was the top Juvenile rider.