21-year-old Nigerian Cyclist Becomes ‘King of the Mountain Race’ Champion

Published 09/26/2023, 4:51 AM EDT

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Nigerian Cyclist John Gabriel is the New King of the Mountain Race Champion. The 21 -year-old cyclist beat his Ghanaian opponents in a tough race. John Gabriel showed his class and outclassed all the opponents. They conducted the event on 23rd September, 2023. The 21-year-old is the future of Nigerian Cycling.

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John Gabriel started off the race very well and maintained his composure throughout. He waited for the right moment and use it to his advantage. However, he expressed satisfaction with his performance and looked forward to the upcoming races.

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Ghana, as a country, is trying to make progress in the sport of cycling. Cycling as a sport is renowned worldwide. Some top class cyclist from different parts of the world have made their name in Cycling. However, few of the African countries are still struggling to adapt to the sport.

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According to newsghana, The Ghana Cycling Federation organized the event where more than 50 cyclists took part in the event. However, the event will help local talent to come up and take up cycling as a profession. The whole event took place smoothly, and the athletes looked satisfied with the organizers. We have witnessed some outstanding African athletes in different sports. Be it football, athletics or even the UFC. African athletes are dominating these sports.

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However, a lot of work needs to be done in the cycling aspect. The Ghana Cycling Association will have to be proactive in its preparation. Events like these will help them find out the cycling talents in the country. Also, they need to hire in specialist coaches from different European countries. It will be exciting to see the African athletes dominating the world of cycling as well.

John Gabriel- The Future of Nigerian Cycling

John Gabriel , the 21-year-old cyclist, is the future of Nigerian Cycling. Nigeria is yet to win a major award at the Olympics level or even at the world stage. However, the Nigerian people are confident that John will break that. The young boy is a new cycling sensation. However, the future looks bright for the young man.

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In the recently concluded race, he showed his class and athletic ability. However, John feels a lot of work still needs to be done both technically and mentally. Hopefully, John can win many more medals in the future. Will he be able to perform at the highest level? Let us know about your thoughts in the comments.

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Anirban Chatterjee

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Anirban Chatterjee is a fresh Sports Viral Moments writer at EssentiallySports. He has completed his higher education from Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences as an MBA in Sports Management. He represented Jharkhand State Cricket Team in different age groups starting from u-15 till u-22 level.
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