GCANA lauds GCF Road Race champs
- rewards them financially
The Guyana Cycling Association of North America (GCANA) on Sunday last rewarded the Guyana Cycling Federations (GCF) Road Race champions for the year 2012.
Through its Secretary, Gavin Lowman, the GCANA lauded the respective champions for their outstanding performances in the race which was held for the first time, in the Bauxite Mining Town of Linden.
It was the toughest route in the history of the event which saw riders having to traverse the hilly terrain of Linden Soesdyke Highway to and fro for the first time.
When eth dust was settled, 22 year-old Lindener Orville Hinds claimed the top spot among the senior riders; 18 year-old Raynauth Jeffrey emerged as the junior champion; UK based female cyclist Claire Fraser-Green bettered her opponents with Junior Niles retaining the veteran top spot.
Lowman in brief remarks before handing over the envelopes said that the GCANA started to reward the Road Race champions last year and they will continue to do so noting that this is their contribution towards the upliftment and encouragement of the athletes.