Guyanese Cycling Champion Performs Well at CAC Championships in Puerto Rico
By: Gordon Moseley
Local Cycling Champion Alanzo Greaves is pleased with his performance at the just concluded CAC Cycling Championships held in Puerto Rico.
Although Greaves who rides for the Roraima Cycling Club did not make it to the Medal Podium he said he still did Guyana proud by placing 10th in the 90 mile road race out of a total of 90 participants. Another local cycling star, Geron Williams who like Greaves has been making his mark on the local shore finished 25th in the race. They were the only 2 Guyanese at the event.
Greaves clocked 3hrs, 31 minutess to cross the finish line. The winner of the race got in just 1 minute before the local cycling star.
The young cyclist who has several accolades and championships to his name said the race was tougher than expected, expressing surprise that he was able to squeeze his way in the top 10.
“It was a very windy day when the race was held”, Greaves said, adding that “Guyana does not have such strong windy conditions, so it was something I didn’t expect but it was an experience I would not trade for anything”.
The National cyclist explained that it was his first CAC Championships and he has already commenced training for the other upcoming cycling events, hoping to not only better his record but make his way to the top of the medal stand the next time there is a Caribbean Cycling meet.