The Colombian bicyclist Sharid Fayad Mercado was crowned Junior champion in the BMX competitions, held over the weekend in Rock Hill, United States, in tests belonging to the UCI calendar, with an important participation of the best American and continental riders.

The talented rider from Barranquilla also stood out in the elite category of the contest itself, by qualifying for the two finals, in which she achieved fifth place on the first day and fourth place on the second day. There she competed with world-class runners like Alis Willows, Felicia Stancyl and Payton Ridenour.

It should be noted that these competitions are framed in the UCI C1 category, for the corresponding ranking in junior and elite. Sharid Fayad expressed her joy through her Twitter account.

“Rock Hill National Champion. Thanks to all my work team!! The goal is achieved. To my parents and sponsors @antoniojprada @ChrisDaes @FunTecnoglass@inder_atlantico”, wrote the Colombian.

Fayad, rounded off a successful weekend of the UCI American League event, which is part of a competition tour of several Colombian bicyclists in the United States, being the best in the Junior category.

The Atlantic athlete, who at the beginning of the year won the first valid of the GW Shimano BMX National Cup in Santa Marta, ratified her great form, after first place in the Gator Nationals UCI Class, an achievement obtained last month .

Source: Zona Centro y Revista Mundo Ciclístico