17 year old Charles Kagimu of Super Cycling club beat 37 other cyclists to win the Luwero Enduro Cycling Championship that covered a total of 120km.
I feel honored for the victory.
It has been a hard race, challenging but interesting.
I thank the rest of the participants for the sporting spirit
The competitive race that was marred by a heavy down pour started at Balikyewunya road side market, to Kakonge, back to Balikyewunya, Luwero town, Wobulenzi, Kalule, Bombo and back.
Kagimu covered the 120km in two hours, 57 minutes and 14 seconds, one second ahead of Jordan Ssekanwagi of Tropical Heat club,
Another Super Cycling Club member, Sam Ssabagwanyi crossed the finishing line third in 2 hours and 59 minutes.
Veteran and celebrated cyclist David Matovu (father to the second placed Ssekanwangi) clocked 2:59:01 to finish fourth in the pecking order.
11 year old Hatim Kisembo was the youngest participant with Sarah Nannyanzi the best lady cyclist of the three who took part.
American citizen Daisy Smith of the ‘My Style- My Way’ Designer fame proudly sponsored the event and was around to award the winner with certificates of participation, trophy, medals and varying cash prizes (in US Dollars).
Kagimu pocketed $200, Ssekanwangi ($150) and Ssabagwanyi ($100).
This was the third Enduro Cycling event this year.
The first was held at the Jomayi Nalumunye Estate and the subsequent one at the Nsiimbe Estates, off Masaka road.
Top 10 Cyclists:
1 – Charles Kagimu – 2:57:14
2 – Jordan Ssekanwangi – 2:57:15
3 – Sam Ssabagwanyi – 2:59:00
4 – David Matovu – 2:59:01
5 – Azizi Ssempijja – 2:59:12
6 – Isma Kigenyi – 2:59:13
7 – Paul Kato – 2:59:17
8 – Brutus Ahmibisibwe – 2:59: 20
9 – Peter Wasswa- 2:59:30
10- Collins Byaruhanga – 2:59:49
Junior Cyclist (4 KM):
1 – Hatim Kisembo
1- Sarah Nannyanzi – 30 minutes
2- Sharon Abigaba – 36 minutes
3- Atim Kisembo – 45 minutes