Seventh edition of Tour de Grand Bahama was a blast – Bahamas Tribune

Posted: June 2, 2021 at 5:46 am

THE seventh edition of the Tour de Grand Bahama was held over the weekend in Grand Bahama.

It was also used by the Bahamas Cycling Federation as one of the qualifiers for the national team that will represent the Bahamas at the Caribbean Cycling Championships, scheduled for July 15-17.

Federation secretary general Barron Turbo Musgrove praised Kenton Roker, the Grand Bahama Cycling Association and the Grand Bahama Cycling Club for putting on the event despite the restrictions from the coronavirus pandemic. The competition was fierce from start to finish with competitors from Spanish Wells, Eleuthera, New Providence, Grand Bahama and a four-man team from the Turks and Caicos Islands, Musgrove said. It was an exciting race from start to finish. It was like watching one of the major tours going on.

The routes were well-organised throughout the city of Freeport and a lot of persons were able to view the competition.

There were three stages of races that included the four-mile time trials on Saturday and two hours later there was a quadrium race.

On Sunday, the event concluded with a 60-mile road race.

Felix Neely from New Providence, Lorin Sawyer from Spanish Wells, Eleuthera took second and Kevin Daley from New Providence and Sean Rodgers from the Turks and Caicos Islands were tied for third and Lorenzo Carter was fifth.

In the Masters One category, Leeburgh Gibbs took the victory with Kavin Ewing second.

Kenton Roker third and Davaughn Williams finished fourth in the masters.

And in the Masters Two category, Kenneth Grant got the win over Ricardo Grant.

Sylvia the Beast Bateman from Grand Bahama emerged as the female winner.

She was followed in second place by Mary Missy Gibbs, also from Grand Bahama.

Smot ia Nono Moreau was third and Tannisha Grant got fourth.

The winners of the junior boys category were Ayden Bain, the overall champion, Launy Duncombe, second and Barron Musgrove Jr, third.

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