Team Coco’s riders dominated the marquee events when the third annual Malta Supreme 11-race Cycle Meet at the National Park came off yesterday, featuring 27 starters in the feature race.
The Multi talented Hamza Eastman, who is also a national karate champion, outhustled two of the more seasoned riders in Guyana (Robin Persaud and Marlon ‘Fishy’ Williams) to win the schools boys and invitational 35-lap contest in One hour 15 Minutes 46.26 Seconds.
Robin Persaud had to settle for second and Marlon Williams third. Occupying the other top the places sometime after the finish and in a sprint of their own were Paul De Nobrega, Jamal John and Mario King.
Eastman’s time was better than last year’s (1hr 16mins 55.54secs) set by Alonzo Greaves who was also a part of yesterday’s event but did not feature in the top brass. Greaves was also part of the Guyana team to the just concluded Commonwealth Games in England.
The top three riders separated themselves from the main pack from lap 19 and never looked back. Eastman took two of the eight primes on offer, Williams and Enzo Matthews won a similar amount while there was one each for Persaud and Michael Anthony.
Stephan Husbands won the juvenile 10 lap race in 21 Minutes 47.95 seconds, Jamal John and Alanzo Ambrose copping the other two spots in that order.
Following are the full results of the Meet:
Race Laps Placing
12-14 yrs Boys and Girls 3 Amunike Gomes (14m 21.61s), Brighton John, Christian Rajnauth
Veteran U-50 5 Ralph Williams (12m 10.70s), Marc Sonoram, Jaikaran Sookhai
Veteran O-50 5 Linden Blackman, Raymond Perry
Veteran O-60 5 Montgomery Parris, Maurice Fagundes
Juveniles 10 Stephano Husbands (21m 47.95s), Jamal John, Alanzo Ambrose
Mountain Bike 5 Keon Thomas (12m 17s), Adrian Sharma, Deraj Garbarran
BMX 6-9 years 2 Sherwin Sampson, Jeremiah Harrison, Alexander Leung
BMX 9-12 years 3 Sherwin Sampson, Richard DaSilva
BMX 12-14 years 3 Taran Garbarran
BMX Boys Open 3 Adrian Sharma, Sherwin Forde, Kemuel Moses
School Boys & Invi. 35 Hamza Eastman, Robin Persaud, Marlon Williams, Paul De
Nobrega, Jamal John, Mario King
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