Orville Hinds rode brilliantly to capture the feature event when the Digicel Cancer awareness cycle road race took place yesterday.
Hinds withstood stern competition from his rivals to win the race in two hours 38 minutes and 45 seconds which started from Berbice Bridge, De Edward and finished at Carifesta Avenue, Georgetown; including two laps around the outer circuit of the National Park.
Hinds, Robin Persaud, Paul De Nobrega, Andre Green and Gebron Crawford arrived at Carifesta Avenue in a pack, but Hinds took the lead in the first lap around the park and never looked back as he crossed the finish line unchallenged. De Nobrega took the runner up spot, Persaud placed third followed by Green, Crawford and Marlon Williams in that order. Green won the junior category, while Raul Leal placed second and Michael Anthony third.
Romelo Crawford won the Juvenile race from Mahaica to Carifesta Avenue (26miles) in a time of one hour 07 minutes and 59 seconds. Andrew Hicks took second spot and Jornel Harewood third.
The Masters category was taken by Stephen Fernandes in one hour 09 minutes and 03 seconds, Jaikarran Sukhai finished second and Montgomery Paris third.
Hazina Barrett took the ladies event in one hour 28 minutes and 19 seconds, Marica Dick placed second and Christeen Matheson third. (Zaheer Mohamed)
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