Kevin Orlandi and Sameera Al Bitar were the overall winners in the men’s and women’s categories of the Individual Time Trial, organised by the Bahrain Cycling Association (BCA), at Durrat Al Bahrain yesterday.
The 28-kilometre event attracted nearly 100 participants of various aged and nationalities.
Orlandi of Bahrain Giants team was the top finisher amongst 80 competing men. The Frenchman completed the distance in 36 minutes, eight seconds.
Bahraini Ahmed Nasser Ahmed came second overall in a time of 36:17 while Mansoor Jawad completed the men’s overall podium finishers with 36:24.
In the women’s category, Sameera emerged overall winner for Trilife team after completing the distance in 43:48. Saudi Arabia’s Monirah Aldraiweesh came second in 43:57 and Emma Baker finished third in 44:40.
Nineteen women took part in yesterday’s events.
The winners were honoured during an awards ceremony attended by BCA president Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa and other BCA officials.