Port Blair, Nov. 29: The Member of Parliament, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Mr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma has congratulated Islands’ cyclist Mr. David Beckham for clinching Gold medal in International UCI C2 competition and Bronze medal in Keirin event representing India at Portugal. He also congratulated Mr. Esow Alban for winning the Silver medal for India.

As per details, Mr. David Beckham of Perka Village, Car Nicobar representing the country in the sprint event at Troféu International José Bento Pessoa, the International UCI C2 competition for elite and juniors being held at Anadia, Portugal has brought laurels to the country and the Islands by clinching Gold medal. Making a comeback after a shoulder injury, Islands very own cycling sensation, Esow Alban of Kinyuka Village, Car Nicobar won the Silver medal.

Mr. Kuldeep Rai Sharma in his message said that there is huge untapped potential in the sports field among Island youths and if they are properly guided and trained they can bring many more laurels for Andaman & Nicobar Islands and our country.

Sharma has also urged the Administration to carry out necessary modifications and repairs in existing velodrome and transform the same into a world class cycling training center for Island youths.