Monday, January 22, 2018

Browne reaches keirin 2nd round

Trinidad and Tobago cyclist Kwesi Browne reached the second round of the men’s keirin event at the UCI (International Cycling Union) Track Cycling World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico yesterday.

Browne was scheduled to be in heat one of the second round last night, coming up against Benjamin Edelin of France,  Lewis Alexander Oliva of Great Britain, Joachim Eilers of Germany, Matthijs Buchli from the Netherlands and Simon Van Velthooven of New Zealand.

In the first round earlier yesterday, Browne was fourth in heat four with Van Velthooven winning the heat and Satiago Ramirez of Colombia coming in second and Japan’s Yuta Wakimoto, third.

Brown went into the repecharge, which is a second chance for non-qualifiers in the initial heat to advance to the second round, and won thos race against Russia’s Kirill Samusenko and Argentina’s Leando Heman Botasso to make it into the second round.