World champion for cycling event in St Lucia

CASTRIES, St Lucia, Monday September 30, 2013 CMC – Top Venezuelan cyclist Daniela Larreal will be the leading participant of a sports and recreational cycling activity to be held in St Lucia on October 6.

The event is being spearheaded by the Embassy of Venezuela, in conjunction with the Embassy of Cuba in Stt Lucia, the Ministry of Youth Development and Sports and the St Lucia Cycling Association.

It is anticipated to be a ride that will promote physical activity and sport, with a wide cross section of the St Lucian public being invited to register and participate.

Larreal has been World, Central American, Pan American and South American champion, as well as winning the ALBA Games in Trinidad and Tobago and Bolivia.

She also participated in the Tour de France, the European Community Tour, the Basque Country Tour, the Portugal Tour, the Brussels Grand Prix and five Olympic Games.

“With the realisation of this activity we propose to support spaces that may reinforce togetherness amongst our peoples with new areas of common ground that may contribute to the development and strengthening of sports as a means of recreation, relaxation and physical activity, as well as the development of the human being and of family unity, with social well being as a guiding principle,” the Venezuelan Embassy said in a statement. Click here to receive free news bulletins via email from Caribbean360. (View sample)