The Organisers of the 2nd Cycling Lagos event have announced postponement of the grand finale of the Cycling event scheduled for October 28 to Saturday December 9, 2023, to address some unforseen technical and logistics challenges.
The Children edition of the Cycling Lagos event held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium on Saturday October 21 2023 saw Isiaka Ibrahim, who recently won a gold and silver medals at the national youth championship in Delta State roaring to victory in a sensational finishing to beat his closest rival, Ategbero Tayo who came second with 8:9.25 seconds while Ajibade Ibrahim came third with 8:12.54 seconds in an under 15 male category of the children race event.
In the female category, Olawale Marvelous who came first cycled for 9:01.11 seconds to beat Arogundade Aishat who came second with 9:01.43 seconds and Olawale Charity came third with 9:09.39 seconds.
Also, in the under 10 boys category, Azeez Mohammed displayed an outstanding performance to come first by cycling for 3:22.30 seconds while Arogundade Toheeb cycled for 3:25.12 seconds and Popola Emmanuel came third with 3:30.48 seconds.
In the under 10 girls category, Azeez Amira cycled for 3:51.49 seconds to come first beating Amina Olamiposi who came second by cycling for 4:31.62 seconds and Ogunrinde Olaide came third with 4:35.78.
Convener of Cycling Lagos and the Managing Director of BrandEscort Communications, Bamidele Adeleye in a statement to announce the postponement of the grand finale attributed it to some unforseen technical and logistics challenges, while efforts are being made to ensure a successful event.
“While we regret the postponement of the grand finale, it has become necessary for us to change the date so as to have a hitch free competition,” he said.
While urging the public to visit the event’s website www.cyclinglagos.com for further updates and information on the new date, Adeleye apologises for the inconvenience the postponement might cost the partners, cyclists and other stakeholders.