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Jamaican Rodman takes first round T&T’s Abraham in second
Marloe Rodman of Jamaica won the 1 km hilltime trial in a time of one hour and 52.30 seconds. The cyclist not only clocked a record time to break his own personal best but set a new time in that particular race and venue at San Fernando Hill on Thursday. T&T’s Emile Abraham finished second in 1.58.11 while Maarten De Jonge finished third in 1.58.25. The race was an initiate of the Ministry of Planning and Sustainable Development in collaboration with the Unity Race Organising Committee. Rodman expressed that he was ecstatic that he won saying; “This year I came back for it and set the fastest time.” He said it was a challenge to compete in the wet conditions but overcame it. He stated that he likes competing in Trinidad and is happy that the nation is celebrating its golden jubilee. “It’s always good coming here; I have a lot of family and friends over here.”
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