The President of National Cycling Association of Sierra Leone Winston Crowther has disclosed to Awoko that this year’s Bullom Cycling competition which is the ninth edition is the best competition organized so far by the association.
He stated that even though they had more constraints in terms of funding when their sponsor, Sierra Leone Airport Authority came in very late this time, it is still one of the best.
The competition was also the best competitive competition so far organized by the association over the past years now as all the cyclists were able to perform up to expectation which is good for the association.
Crowther said it has been a long time he had not seen such competition which gave hope that the future for cycling in the country is bright.
He further stated that during the start of the competition Mohamed Tholley break away in the first lap which made the competition more interesting as all the other cyclists were very determined to close the gap.
During the second lap, Moses Sesay also break away from the second batch of cyclists to join Mohamed Tholley which made the fight a two horse race between Moses and Mohamed and about 5 miles to end of the competition that Moses Sesay showed his supremacy and broke away from Mohamed to win the race with a time of 3 hrs 18 mins 09.54 seconds.
In second position was Mohamed Tholley he clocked a time of 3 hrs 18 minutes and 12 seconds. In third position was Mohamed Cidi with a time of 3 hrs 28 mins 39.4 secs and in fourth place was the defending champion Augustine Sesay with a time of 3 hrs 33 mins 37.39 secs.
Speaking to Awoko the winner of the race Moses Sesay who is the captain of the National Cycling team said he is happy to win the competition as he did trained well for the competition and he was able to win the race because of experience.
Moses Sesay further stated that in the last three competitions he was unable to perform the way they were expecting him, the simple reason for that he was stressed which does not good for a sports man.
Moses also stated that in is preparing for the coming competition which he hope to win as he is still training very hard to achieve that at all cost.