Champion cyclist calls for better financial rewards after

  • Published on: May 18, 2021 - 4:54 AM
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Champion cyclist calls for better financial rewards after The Independence Three-Stage Cycling Road Race totals approximately 171 miles. It is contested across two days and at the 2021 edition, the overall winner received G$70,000. The champion of this year’s race, Briton John, indicated after his triumph on Sunday that the financial reward is not good enough, given the cyclists’ sacrifices. “It is not good; we race our hearts out in three stages and you get nothing. That is chump change [because] you got a whole team you got to divide the money between, which is not enough. We race our heart out just for that is not good really,” John said …
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