Cyclists on their bike in a tournament
Isaac Sackey, from the Young Stars cycling Club, yesterday again retained his yellow jersey in the seventh stage of the National Cycling Tour of Ghana.
Sackey also retained his white jersey as the youngest rider in the competition. With this results, his cash prize now stands at a total of GH¢2,000.
Samuel Anim, also fought hard and stood against all odds to retain his red and green jerseys. He has also so far bagged about GH¢3,000.
Die Hard Cycling Club also maintained their blue jersey making them the best team so far in the competition.
However, william Nartey from His Majesty (HM) Cycling Club won the seventh stage by a time of two hours, 54minutes and 53 seconds and was followed by National cycling team captain, Aminu Osman Mohammed from the Pacesetters cycling club. Egala Moro Yakubu from Die Hard cycling club also took the third position.
The stage began from Techiman covering a total of 107km. They rode at a speed of 36.7km/hr within 2:54:53sec. There were two intermediate points at Akomadan and Aborfour.
Out of the 71 registered cyclists, only 61 of them were able to compete in this stage.
The caravan was welcomed in Kumasi by the Director General of the NSA, Mr. Wolanyo Agra, Regional Sports director, Mr. Saaka Acquaye, sales and marketing manager of Promasidor Ghana Limited, Mr. Festus Tettey and the marketing manager of Pens and Plastics Ghana, Mr. Mark Nkrumah.