Abraham earns silver at Caribbean Champs
Reigning national time trial champion, Emile Abraham captured silver for Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean Cycling Championship road race, in Curacao, on Sunday.
The second-place finish in a quality field also earned T&T a berth at the 2014 Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games, in Mexico.
Abraham finished the road race in three hours, 14 minutes, 12.60 seconds, while the winner, Guadeloupe’s Frederic Theobald clocked 3:13:25.93. Puerto Rico’s Efren A Ortega Rivera was third in 3:14:12.91.
Abraham also had a good ride in the individual time trial event, on Saturday, placing seventh.
After the road race, team manager Joseph Charles-Walcott praised the T&T wheelmen.
“It was a fantastic team effort. Joshua Alexander, Collin Wilson and Gevan Samuel all worked hard to get Emile on the podium. The whole team are still on a high.”