Shalini Zabaneh is female Cross Country Champion Print E-mail
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Thursday, 20 May 2010 00:00

Alicia Thompson, Shalini Zabaneh (champ) and Marinette FlowersThe Belize Cycling Association in collaboration with SOL Belize Ltd sponsored its 21st Annual Female Cross Country Classic on Sunday May 16, 2010. The race started at 8:30 am from in front of Columbus Park in San Ignacio Town and concluded at the Memorial Park in Belize City. Some 11 riders participated in the 71.1 mile event.

At the end of 4:26:21, it was Shalini Zabaneh of Team Sagitun that rode away with the

coveted title. During the ride, she also captured the title of Queen of the Hills. Some 2 plus minutes after Zabaneh crossed the finish line; Alicia Thompson of Belize Bank/BEL crossed the finish line to take second place in a time of 4:28:19.

Third place went to the veteran Marinette Flowers unattached in a time of 4:34:17. Twins Jamielee Usher and Janelle Chanona crossed the finish line to take the fourth and fifth position, with Gina Lovell who is unattached finishing sixth.