‘Joelyn’ Joseph second at UCI World Masters Cycling Championship


first_imgTWO-TIME Olympian James ‘Joelyn’ Joseph, one of Guyana’s top cyclists from yesteryear, is still flying the Golden Arrowhead overseas, having copped a second- and a third-place finish at this year’s UCI World Masters Cycling Championship in Los Angeles, USA.Joseph, who hails from Linden and represented Guyana at the 1980 and 1984 Olympic Games, competed with some of the world’s most outstanding cyclists, some of whom he would have been familiar with throughout his illustrious career on the saddle.Reports emanating from LA state that on Sunday, Joseph was second in the 20-lap scratch (bunch), in a race where the winner broke away and lapped the field.James, according to reports, rode a masterful race which saw him break away with twelve to go in pursuit of the eventual winner but did not connect with him.On Monday, Joseph, racing in the 500m time trials, clocked 36.088 secs which was good enough for the third spot on the podium, behind USA’s David Wilmott (35.915 secs) and winner, American Kurt Sato (34.936 secs).last_img

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