scores of racers turned up to commemorate late Robert Ata Tsigbey Dei Tutu memorial cycling


Cyclists lined up in readiness to ride in memory of late Robert Ata Tsigbey Dei Tutu

Cyclists in and around Peki yesterday January 14, were in full gears as they turned up in their numbers to race in memory of late Robert Ata Tsigbey Dei Tutu.

The race which started from Peki Blengo saw racers racing through some parts of Peki township such as Dzogbati, Wudome, Agate, through the streets of Ababio, Thomas Schuring and Vincent Ayer before ending it at Blengo.

Edem Ahiable emerged the over all winner with Ahiagbede Godsway coming as second while Foster Xefu got the third position in the race. 

Also in the female's category, 11 year old Augustine Ameworlor finishing her lap with 32 minutes, 17 seconds. She  beat her counterparts, Kutiame Belinda (18yrs) who had 34 minutes, 13 seconds ride and Adelase Mary (16yrs) earning the third position with 35 minutes, 11 seconds. 

ads. Adonai Estate LimitedReacting to the win, a happy Edem thanked the organizers for bringing them the competition. He therefore appealed that, more of the cycling competition be organized to enable them exhibit their talents in bike racing.

"Thanks to the organizers for this competition, we need more of this competition in Ghana so we can showcase our talents".

Kwasi Dei Tutu, the son of the late Robert Ata Tsigbey Dei Tutu whose aim was to achieve the purpose of safe riding with the roads in Peki fixed and are safe for bike riding explained to

"I want to use this race to create the awareness of safety  for riding and also for fixing the roads, we have to make sure the roads are safe so we can ride safely"Giving a brief background of the late Robert Ata Tsigbey Dei Tutu, Vida Vivie a former cyclist said the late Robert was their grand father who loved to ride bike even to the farm. This she said the competition formed part of honouring him through a cycling competition. 

"Mr. Tsigbey was our grand father who was a rider, he used bicycle at his prime time to the farm. He rode bike up to his late 80s until he passed on at 91, the late Robert have always said bicycle was a good mechanism to stay fit"

The winner of the road cycling racing in memory of late Robert Ata Tsigbey Dei Tutu went home with GH¢300.00 cash with second, GH¢200.00 as the third and fourth getting GH¢100.00 and GH¢50.00 respectively.Mr. Kwasi Ayer, a 46yr old rider was also not left out as he gave a good chase to the young ones.

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