12December2018

Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

Islands Girls Shine in National Cycling Championship

Deborah Bags 2 Gold and 1 Silver While Martha Secures Silver Medals

Port Blair, Dec. 27: Once again the Girl Cyclists from the Islands have shown their talents at the National Level. In the ongoing National Track Cycling Championship at New Delhi, Deborah bagged two Gold and Two Silver medal in different categories of events.

The communication received from the President A&N Cycling Association Shri. Md. Iqbal informed over phone that the first Gold came in the 500 Junior Time Trial and the second Gold in the Scratch Race. The duo of Debroah and Martha secured Silver medals in the Team Sprint Race.

In the Individual Events Deborah clinched one Silver in the 500 mtrs Time Trial, while Martha got one Bronze medal.

The SAI Cycling Coach Mr. S. Sengupta appeared confident of improving the medal tally while talking over phone. He said that the girls are trying hard to convert the Silver into Gold medals, in their next round of competitions.

The National Track Cycling Championship is being conducted by the Cycling Federation of India at Smti. Indira Gandhi Velodrome, New Delhi.