Wallace 6th in time trial at Junior Pan Am Cycling

The content originally appeared on: Trinidad and Tobago Newsday

Makaira Wallace of St Joseph’s Convent Port of Spain crosses the finishline, during the TTTF Secondary Schools Triathlon Championships at the National Aquatic Centre, Balmain, Couva on Sunday.

TT women’s cyclist Makaira Wallace finished sixth in the women’s 500-metre time trial at the 2023 Junior Pan American Cycling Championships in Asuncion, Paraguay on Saturday.

Wallace, the only woman representing TT, clocked 38.108 seconds in a field which included 12 cyclists. The top four riders advanced to the next phase of the competition. Colombian Stefany Cuadrado was the fastest qualifier with a time of 36.217.

On Sunday, some of the TT cyclists will compete in the keirin event on the final day of the meet. A team of five cyclists are in Paraguay.