Hamzah Eastman blew away a top line up of the nation’s best cyclists to claim the title of the 13th Diamond Mineral Water multi-race programme at the National Park on Saturday.
The Team Coco member lapped all but four starters to cart off the winner’s trophy along with three sprint prizes in the 35-lap event. He finished with a scorching time of one hour, 16 minutes and 39 seconds.
Romello Crawford finished a distant second while Paul DeNobrega followed him closely for third.
Walter Grant-Stuart, Deeraj Garbarran and Junior Niles followed close behind to fill out the top six rewarding spots.
Meanwhile other winners yesterday included: Jonathan Ramsuchit (BMX Boys and Girls 12-14), Junior Niles (Veterans U-50), Kennard Lovell (Veterans O-50), Adelie Hodge (Juveniles), Jared Barrington (BMX 6-9), Jaheim Henry (BMX 9-12) and Marvin Knight (BMX 12-14).
Today the action continues as the cyclists head to Berbice for the 21st staging of the Cheddi Jagan Memorial road race.
Riders are asked to assemble in front of Freedom House, New Amsterdam, for the official send-off at 09:00h. They will then proceed to Number 55 Village on the Corentyne and return to Port Mourant for the finish.