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Patricia, Isiaka, others emerge winners at 3rd Cycling Lagos

Tijani Quwam, a professional cyclist from Lagos emerged winner in the male category of last Saturday 3rd Cycling Lagos held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium Lagos.

With a 56 minutes, 29 seconds ride Quwam dusted other contestants to emerge victorious while Agbo Francis from Ogun State came second with 56 minutes, 34 seconds, 24. Moshood Garuba, also from Ogun State came 3rd after riding for 56 minutes, 34, seconds, 24.

In the professional female race, Patricia Nunachi came first after racing for 56 minutes, 38 seconds, 44, while Angulum Doris, came second with the time of 58 minutes, 22 seconds, 58. Oyewole Kate came 3rd with the time of 58 minutes, 28 seconds, 47.

In the amateur male category, Isiaka
Ibrahim from Lagos State came first after riding for 15 minutes, 22 seconds, 11, while Ajibade Ibrahim from Oyo State came 2nd with the time of 15 minutes, 22 seconds, 13, and Sagiru Ibrahim came 3rd with time of 15 minutes, 28 seconds, 08.

Also, in the amateur female category, Olawale Peace from Oyo State came first after racing for 16 minutes, 48 seconds, 88, while Lilian Odumegwu from Lagos State came 2nd after racing for 16 minutes, 48 seconds, 88, and Ejima Peter, from Lagos State came 3rd after riding for 17 minutes, 25 seconds, 50.

The 3rd edition of the 2024 Cycling Lagos competition with the theme: “Sustainable Healthcare” was kicked off by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Grassroots Sports Development, Mr. Adebanji Atewogboye.

The celebrity race which the Special Assistant to the Governor on Grassroots Sports Development participated in, started from Teslim Balogun Stadium, proceeded along Alhaji Marshal Road, and returned to the stadium.

Despite a light drizzle, Mr. Atewogboye led other dignitaries, pedaling his bicycle to show support and encourage the talented young men and women participating in the event.

He emphasized that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration, through the Lagos State Sports Commission, is committed to providing a solid platform for athletes in the state to succeed.

Bamidele Adeleye, the organizer, alongside the Coordinator, Mr. Michael Efengbe, explained that the competition aims to promote a healthy lifestyle among cycling enthusiasts, corporate executives, and others in the state.

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