cycling

Bramble, Phillip and Paul sprint to cycling gold

Trinidad and To­ba­go's sprint cy­clists tast­ed gold for the sec­ond time in just over a month, this time blow­ing away the op­po­si­tion in the men's team sprint event at the 2019 Elite Pan Amer­i­can Track Cy­cling Cham­pi­onships in Cochabam­ba, Bo­livia on Wednes­day night.

In the process, the trio of Keron Bram­ble, Njisane Phillip and Nicholas Paul set a new Pan Amer­i­can record and a new na­tion­al record of 41.938 sec­onds rid­ing in the Elite Pan Amer­i­can fi­nal against Ar­genti­na's Farid Suarez, Juan Ser­ra­no and Lu­cas Vi­lar who clocked 44.474 sec­onds.

T&T sprint cyclists land gold

T&T's Nicholas Paul, Njisane Phillip and Keron Bram­ble cap­tured the gold medal in the fi­nal of the Team men's sprint event at the Pan Amer­i­can Games in Li­ma, Pe­ru on Thurs­day night.

The na­tion­al team un­der the guid­ance of na­tion­al cy­cling tech­ni­cal di­rec­tor Erin Hartwell clocked 43.792 sec­onds to earn T&T its first gold medal of the Games and sec­ond over­all, thanks to a bronze from box­er Michael Alexan­der in the men's light wel­ter­weight class on Tues­day night.

Robert Farrier has resigned as Cycling president

Robert Farrier has resigned as president of the T&T Cycling Federation. In a letter obtained by CNC3 Sports, Farrier said he resigned the post with immediate effect, citing "the level of volunteerism needed to lead, drive and propel the TTCF, and the sport further can no longer be sustained due to my other commitments."

Below is a copy of Farrier's resignation letter.

Soldier arrested for fatal hit-and-run

Po­lice have de­tained a mem­ber of the T&T De­fence Force (TTDF) in con­nec­tion with last Sat­ur­day’s hit-and-run ac­ci­dent which claimed the life of cy­clist Aaron Thomas in Cu­mu­to.

Thomas, of Vic­to­ry Heights, Ari­ma, died af­ter be­ing struck while rid­ing ahead of his Madon­na Wheel­ers team­mates west along the Churchill Roo­sevelt High­way near the Cu­mu­to in­ter­sec­tion.

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