Spain based Ayuso retains cycling title

Cycling home: Ayuso romps to victory. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Cycling home: Ayuso romps to victory. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Botswana cycling’s sensation, 22-year-old Bernardo Ayuso, continued his dominance in national cycling events when he outshone other riders to win the Botswana Builders World Classic three day race over the weekend.

The Spanish based Seguros Bilbao cyclist began his quest for the title on Friday, with a prologue 4km time trial at the CBD in Gaborone.  Ayuso recorded a time of 05:33, improving on his 2014 record. 

Stage two of the race continued on Saturday morning with a 75km road race from Boatle to Mmankgodi.  Ayuso broke clear in the final kilometre to claim the win, 13 seconds ahead of 37-year-old Jaco Ferreira. Dube Nkulumo came third with a time of 02:07:46.

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