Warren McKay emerged the winner of the road race on day two of the Guyana Cycling Federation’s (GCF’s) National Championships on Sunday when he crossed the finish line ahead of Leer Nunes, who came in second, and Steve Ramsuchit, who came in third in the U-45 category. McKay finished in a time of 2hrs, 58m, 40s.
In the Juniors category, Briton John eased ahead of his competition to win ahead of Nigel Duguid and Marcus Peeler, who placed second and third respectively.
Andrew Spencer came off a tough race to beat second placed Ian Jackson and third placed Oliver Young in the Over-45 category.
Over in the ladies race, Clair Fraser Grace finished ahead of Shenika Texeira to claim the win.
The various cyclists who took part in Sunday’s road race started off at 8:00hrs from Home Stretch Avenue and then proceeded to Camp Wesleyana on the Linden/Soesdyke Highway before returning to the starting point on Home Stretch Avenue.
The championships will continue on Sunday, June 25. The seniors, juniors and veterans will start their race on Home Stretch Avenue, proceed to Timehri, double back to the Linden/Soesdyke Highway, head to Camp Seweyo, and return to Home Stretch. The distances for the various categories are as follows: Ladies and Juveniles: 53 Miles; Juniors and Veterans: 70 miles; and Seniors: 103.4 miles.
Defending Champion Geron Williams is confirmed to be taking part in the road race on June 25, despite being out of the country presently. Challengers for his title will be cyclists such as Jamal John, Paul DeNobrega, Curtis Dey, Romello Crawford, Andre Greene and Christopher Cornelius, among others.