Bells Secondary School dominate ACF Cycling Challenge
It was really keen competition at the maiden edition of the cycling competition for private secondary schools in Ogun State organized by the African Cycling Foundation (ACF).
Tagged ‘Schools Cycling Challenge,’ the competition held in Ota featured three main events, Time Trials, Point Race and Obstacle Course.
At the end of the competition, The Bells Secondary School, Ota, the host school, came out tops with five gold, three silver and two silver medals. The Good Shepherd School was first runner-up with three gold, three silver and two bronze medals, while the second runner-up was Acada Secondary School with two gold and two bronze medals.
Temitayo Bankole from Good Shepherd School got the highest number of medals with three golds. It was a carnival-like atmosphere with excited students from the different schools cheering their mates as they exhibited their cycling skills.
Speaking at the end of the event, ACF President, Mr. Yemi Osilaja said the one-day event will be held annually to focus on cycling as a universal sport and create public awareness about its health and wellness benefits.
Leading bottling company, Coca-Cola; top cycling clubs, Cycology Riding Club, X-Bikes, Bicycle Store, Cycle Hub Plus and Light Level Limited partnered with the ACF to make the event a success.
Other partners were Farmex Meyer, a top pharmaceutical company; Roses and Pearls Events, Veggie Victory and Specialized Bicycles.