Dominica: Ajani Casimir finishes in top 15 of Cycling Road Race at ALBA

Dominican Cyclist Ajani Casimir continued to make a mark for himself and Dominica as he finished in the top 15 of the Cycling Road Race at the 5th ALBA Games in Venezuela on Sunday.

Dominica: Cyclist Ajani Casimir finishes in top 15 of Cycling Road Race at ALBA
Dominica: Cyclist Ajani Casimir finishes in top 15 of Cycling Road Race at ALBA Image Credits: Sports Division Dominica

Roseau, Dominica: Dominican Cyclist Ajani Casimir continued to make a mark for himself and Dominica as he finished in the top 15 of the Cycling Road Race at the 5th ALBA Games in Venezuela on Sunday.

The 16 year old Casimir who finished 6th in the time trials on Friday, returned on Sunday completing the 132 kilometer race finishing in 13th place. Casimir completed the race in a time of 3 hours 2 minutes and 18 seconds.

He finished 13th in a field of 39 riders, in which only 14 were able to complete the grueling race. 25 riders failed to complete the course. Casimir’s time was top amongst his age group and he was only beaten by elite cyclists most of them over the age of 20. He says it was the toughest race of his career. The Race was won by Arocha Reinaldo of Venezuela in a time of 2 hours and 53 minutes and 12 seconds. President of the Dominica Cycling Association Ronald Charles and Coach Hayden Mills are very proud of what Ajani Casimir was able to accomplish at the Cycling Road Race at the 5th ALBA Games on Sunday.

Casimir finished 13th out of 39 riders.

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