The Annual Flying Ace Cycle Club ‘Track Attack’ cycling and athletics event was
successfully held on Sunday at the Area H Ground Rose Hall Town, Corentyne, Berbice.
The day’s activity was intense and very competitive.
In the end it was the inform Romello Crawford that dominated proceeding with victory in the 10,000M and the Devil take the hindmost races.
Results of the day saw Romello Crawford winning the 10,000 meters cycle race as he got the better of Jamal Jarvis with Andrew Green third.
The Devil takes the hindmost event saw Crawford again peddling home in first place as he won this time from Elijah Brijader with Ray Millington crossing the line third. Ray Millington however was in winner’s row in the unknown distance race as he won from Curtis Dey and Andrew Green.
The beginners’ five-lap male cycle race was won by Curtis Dey ahead of Kelmon Logan and Kerron Griffith.
On the distaff side top female cyclist Marica Dick continued her dominance with an easy victory over Destine Lewis and Whitney Poyer in the female open event.
The six-lap cycle event for school girls was won by Destine Lewis.
In the athletics event the boys 100 meters race was taken by Jason Hope who had the better of Nevor Steel with Damien Beancal third.
The boys 200 meters event was won by Chester Lewis with Jamal Evans second and Jason Hope third. Jamal Evans won the boys 400 meters race.
Participants were drawn from all over Berbice including New Amsterdam, Canje, West Berbice and Corentyne. While a number of the participants who are presently preparing for the national school athletics, championship this week in Georgetown used the opportunity to warm up by putting in some good performances during the day.
The top performers received cash and trophies. The coordinator was cycling coach Randolph Roberts.
Roberts stated that he was pleased that he was able to give the athletes an opportunity to compete a few days before the National Schools Athletic Championships.
A number of businesses contributed towards the staging of the event, among them were GT&T, Mings Services Limited, Amerally Company, Kings Jewelry World, Hand In hand, Boston Bakery, Tony’s Grocery, Water Chris Hotel, Courts, GEB Security, Lewis general Store of Rose Hall Town and Lloyd’s and Kim’s Fashion among others. (Samuel Whyte)
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