Balram Narine, a top racing cyclist of Berbice, displayed skill and tenacity on Sunday last to emerge victorious in the 10th annual Track Attack event, staged at the Rose Hall Community Centre Ground in East Canje, Berbice.
This Flying Ace cyclist won the 2000-metre race, the 3000-metre Open, the 25-lap race and the 5000-metre race.
Andrew Hicks also recorded a win on the day, but it was Narine who dominated the event.
In the juveniles’ category, Jeremiah Joseph won both the 2000-metre and 3000-metre races, while National Juvenile Champion Mario Washington won the juveniles’ 5000-metre race, as he did the eight-lap race.
Dashone Rigby won both two-lap events in the BMX race.
Organized by Flying Ace Cycle Club Coach and Organizer Randolph Roberts, Track Attack was hailed a success, and hosts of sponsors came on board. The event featured some top cyclists in Berbice and some top performers in the recently concluded National Schools Cycling Championships, which were dominated by Berbicians. National Junior cyclist Ajay Goopilall, Balram Narine, Andre ‘Padlock’ Green, Mario Washington, Ralph Seenarine and Jeremiah Joseph were all on show in Track Attack.
Among the sponsors of the event were the New Building Society Limited (NBS); Hand-in-Hand Group of Insurance Companies; Courts; Nand Persaud Rice Mill; J’s Supermarket; Ming’s Optical; John Lewis Styles; A. Ally and Sons; Rafik Mohammed Constructions; Radar Security; Leony Cipriani of Fix It Electronics; Lloyd and Kim’s Fashions, and Furniture World.