first_imgDESPITE not finding a place on the podium, Guyana’s Curtis Dey, Briton John and Jonathan Ramsuchit turned in creditable performances at the 2017 Caribbean Junior Road Cycling Championships Time Trial which was held Saturday last in St. Phillips, Barbados.According to reports emanating from the Land of the Flying Fish, In the junior category, Dey managed to place eight out of 15 competitors in the two-lap course, registering a time of 31 minutes, 08.85 seconds.John, one of over six riders who suffered as a result of poor management of the course, ended 12th in 33 minutes, 19.95 seconds.Riders from Antigua and Barbuda, Guadeloupe, St. Lucia, Belize and Trinidad and Tobago also contested the event.In the juvenile category which was a one-lap affair, Guyana’s 14-year-old Ramsuchit placed sixth of nine riders, returning a time of 17 minutes 06.33 seconds.According to reports published in another section of the media, Guyana Cycling Federation’s (GCF) president Horace Burrowes, who has accompanied the team as coach, lauded the efforts of the Guyanese wheelsmen, saying “I was proud of the cyclists despite issues with the course.”Adding, “ These guys did their best despite the challenges they encountered due to a lack of personnel to direct them and keep them on course. We were not the only nation affected, but we did our best.”All five Guyanese riders – Dey, John, Ramsuchit, Nigel Dugid and David Hicks were expected to be in action in yesterday’s 100-mile road race.last_img