The President of Cycling Federation of Nigeria (CFN), Giandomenico Massari has reiterated the federation’s commitment towards making the sport active in the six geo-political zones of Nigeria.
Massari who made the pledged at the just concluded Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE) Games in Abuja maintained that cycling has the potential and the capability to reposition Nigeria in the world map of countries that lead the medal table in sports.
Massari said that NSE game was an annual event for engineers to come together and have fun.
Earlier, Deputy President of NSE, Adekunle Mokuolu said the one week event would feature Cycling, football, Scrabble Chess Table Tennis among others.
He said that the games were orgainsd for engineers to get involved in sports for fitness and mental alertness.
Emmanuel Igbinosa, Technical official of the games said that the race was in three categories including corporate and Fellow category members of NSE for one lap of 2km, the second category was the Students graduates engineers that would run two laps of 4km.
According to him; organisers invited some armature cyclists and they ran five laps of 10km.
At the end, Corporate /Fellows category, Massari (CFN President) emerged winner while Jimoh Adeyemi, Agbaka Abu and Njoku Micheal came first, second and third in the male student and graduate category.
Uduak Akpanedet and Precious Iroegbu came first and second in the female student and graduate category.
For the professional male: Daniel Etim, Isah Momah and Ishaku Jacob came first, second and third while Jacinta Okorie, Caroline Oung and Sarah Samuel came first, second and third in the female category.