IX Video games of La Francophonie: Kinshasa cyclists put together in troublesome situations
The cyclists of the Kinshasa League, feminine and male variations, are already getting ready for his or her participation within the IX Video games of La Francophonie. However, they’re getting ready this competitors with out acceptable tools, famous Wednesday, Could 17 a reporter from Radio Okapi.
The women’ preparation session occurred on Wednesday morning on Tshatshi Boulevard. The runners have been biking underneath the supervision of coach Abaye.
“We’re already prepared. However, now we have an issue of fabric and financing. Me, I prepare on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Saturday is relaxation and Sunday is racing“, defined certainly one of them, Priscillia Mbuyi Ngoya.
On his bike with out helmet or safety, Sterline Vuemo asks for assist for a superb preparation:
“Not in good situation as a result of thus far, now we have lacked tools. Generally, we come, and there’s not even water to drink. We end coaching, there’s not even not transport. It is a bit troublesome! However, what is definite: we would like somebody to have the ability to assist us”.
Regardless of the dearth of means, the Kinshasa Biking League is intently following the preparation. Antoine Bolia, its common secretary, supervises the coaching classes to encourage the runners:
“The athletes will probably be prepared if the means comply with. As a result of till then these are the means on board the league. However I believe that with the means which may come from the federation and the federal government, we will probably be prepared”.
The federation has till Could 31, 2023 to ship the ultimate checklist of Congolese runners for the IX Video games of La Francophonie.
The street biking will happen over two days, and can go from the Parc de la N’sele to the Palais du Peuple.
For girls, the race will probably be organized on Saturday July 29 over 74.5 kilometers. The boys, for his or her half, will cowl a distance of 119.5 kilometers on Sunday July 30.