Jamaul John wins Burnham Memorial road race

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The annual Burnham Memorial cycling road race was held on Sunday morning with Team Foundation’s top rider Jamaul John emerging victorious.

The race started at 07:30h on Carifesta Avenue, proceeded to Belfield and return to the start point, covering a distance of 37 miles. It was held in memory of the late President of Guyana, Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham, and attracted 48 starters.

John was the first to cross the line in Georgetown in an exciting nine-man sprint, with Lyn Murray finishing second. John stopped the clock at one hour, 11 minutes, 23.44 seconds.

Other category winners were Alexander Leung (Juniors), Lyn Murray (Veterans Under-50), Ian Jackson (Veterans Over-50) and Marica Dick (Females).

The race was sponsored by the Burnham Foundation and organised by Flying Stars Cycling Club.

Winner Jamaul John (left) receives his prize (Photo: News Room/Danielle Swain/February 27, 2022)

Below are the summarised results.

Open Category

Jamaul John- Foundation

Lyn Murray

Christopher Griffith- Evolution

Alexis Mendes- Kaieteur Attack

Alexander Leung- We Stand United

Marcus Keiler- Kaieteur Attack

Winning time: 1:11:23:44

Junior Category

Alexander Leung- We Stand United

Arjune Sukhai – Kaieteur Attack

Akon Europe – We Stand United

Veterans Under-50

Lyn Murray

Alexis Mendes – Kaieteur Attack

Paul Choweenam – Team Alanis

Warren McKay – We Stand United

Veterans Over-50

Ian Jackson

Talim Shaw

Shameer Baksh

Females

Marica Dick

Clavicia Spencer

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