The winner of the 17th edition Cycling Panic race which took place on Sunday 8th January 2016 from the Siaka Steven Stadium to Kent, Augustine Sesay, has said that winning the first cycling race this year is great and it has put him on a good footing.
The race which started from the Siaka Steven Stadium to Waterloo Police station in a very slow pace as a warm up to the real race which started at the Waterloo Police station to Kent with over 30 Cyclists in action, attracting a lot of Sierra Leoneans who were cheering the cyclists as they passed through the different routes.
At the end of the race Augustine Sesay emerged as a champion after clocking a time of 44 minutes. In second position was Fallah Fayia with a time of 47 minutes while Hilary Gabber was third after clocking a time of 47 minutes 10 seconds.
Speaking to this medium after the race the President of the association Councillor Percy Nicholson said he was pleased with the performances of the cyclists and appealed to the other cyclists and members who were not part of the race to come on board as the association belongs to everyone.
This is the first race organized by the new executive after the October 6th 2016 election.
By Bernard Turay
Tuesday January 10, 2017