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Chain of disappointment in Mexico

Dominique Mayho and Nicole Mitchell both endured a disappointing road race at the Pan American Continental Championships in Puebla, Mexico, yesterday.

Both of Bermuda's cyclists, who will represent the Island at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, were pulled from the race after being firmly out of contention.

Mitchell suffered a chain malfunction on the first lap of the women's race but worked her way back into the group only to be dropped when the peloton surged shortly after.

Mayho was dropped in the second lap of the men's race but was able to continue working with the other competitors in the same predicament.

Mitchell enjoyed better fortunes in her women's time-trial on Thursday, finishing thirteenth out of 18 starters, although Mayho failed to finish the course because of mechanical problems.

Peter Dunne, the president of the Bermuda Bicycle Association, said: “While disappointed with her finishing place in the road race, Mitchell was pleased with her time-trial result from Thursday and her ability to chase back today.

“For Mayho the positive from this event was being able to remain focused after being dropped and refocusing his training for the next major event.”

Encouraged: Mitchell

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Published May 12, 2014 at 9:00 am (Updated May 12, 2014 at 2:53 am)

Chain of disappointment in Mexico

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