By Neto Baptiste
Veteran cyclist Jeffery Kelsick emerged overall winner of the Subway Three Stage Race held over the weekend after completing all three races in a total time of 5:10.49 (five hours, 10 minutes and 49 seconds).
Cyclists competed on the national front for the first time in a month with the cycling federation’s hosting of the three stage race which saw competitors take part in both a time trial and circuit race on Saturday, before returning on Sunday for a grueling road race.
Albert Quammie finished second overall in 5:11.06 with young national rider, Ghere Coates, finishing the two-day event in 5:11.39. Zefal Bailey (5:11.52) and Cammie Adams (5:14.34) rounded off the top five.
Kelsick dominated Sunday’s road race to capture the elite division in a time of 3:10:11.42 with Bailey a close second with 3:10:11.86. Quammie grabbed the other podium spot in a time of 3:10:11.96. Coates and Adams were fourth and fifth respectively.
Amber Glasgow from St. Vincent was the lone female competition, completing the 67-miles race in a time of 1:20.55. Tahje Browne (1:09.02) and Aden Murray-Watkins ((1:15.33) were first and second respectively in the cadets division.
Competing in the masters division, Desron Bynoe of St. Vincent clocked 2:19.03 to take the top slot with Peter Durrant (2:25.32) and Patrick Peters (2:30.22) second and third respectively. Martin Bollers of St. Vincent finished fourth in a time of 2:45.40.
Meanwhile, Omari King topped the sports class in a time of 2:06.18, with Abbiel Flemming (2:19.03) and Newell Mack (2:25.40) placing second and third in that division.