Posted: Thursday, July 27, 2023. 12:57 pm CST.
Photo Credit: Gary Hurst/Intelligentsia Cup
By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Belizean cyclists Derrick Chavarria and Kaya Cattouse again posted a top performance in the sixth day of the Intelligentsia Cup in Chicago during the Cycle Brookfield Criterium on Wednesday.
Chavarria secured second place in the Brookfield race in the Men Cat 2 Elite riding for Team Belize just behind winner Benjamin Juracich of Liquid Velo Expiditiers.
The day before, Chavarria won the Lombard Cycling Classic on Day 5. Chavarria didn’t compete on Day 1 at West Dundee and then crashed on Day 2 on the Ray Whelan Builders Tour of Lake Ellyn. He placed 42nd. On Day 3, he captured third place on July 23 in the Winfield Criterium. On Day 4, Chavarria placed sixth at the Mundelein Grand Prix.
Derrick Chavarria on the podium after placing 2nd in the Intelligentsia Cup Cycle Brookfield Criterium on Wednesday along with winner Benjamin Juracich of Liquid Velo Expiditiers and 3rd place Elias Saigh. (Photo Credit: Gary Hurst/Intelligentsia Cup)
Derrick Chavarria (in blue) riding in the Intelligentsia Cup Cycle Brookfield Criterium on Wednesday along with (left to right) 3rd place Elias Saigh, winner Benjamin Juracich of Liquid Velo Expiditiers, and G-Flow’s Jyven Gonzalez. (Photo Credit: Gary Hurst/Intelligentsia Cup)
At Brookfield, Wasani Castro placed 27th. Jyven Gonzalez, riding for G-Flow, finished 29th. Shawn Codd and Goran Gabourel, also riding for G-Flow Cycling Team, did not finish.
At Lombard, Codd was 27th, Goran Gabourel 29th and Jyven Gonzalez 39th, while Castro did not finish.
Holy Saturday Cross Country Cycling Classic Champion Cory Williams of L39ION of Los Angeles was eighth in the Men Pro 1/2 Elite at Brookfield on Wednesday.
In the Women’s Cat 2/3 Elite, Kaya Cattouse riding for LA Sweat finished fifth at Brookfield. On Tuesday, Cattouse clinched third place at Lombard.
Gabrielle Gabourel finished 7th in the Women’s Cat 4/Novice Elite on Day 6 riding for G-Flow. Gabourel was 12th on Tuesday.
On Thursday, the races will be at Northbrook.
The Intelligentsia Cup finishes at Fulton in Chicago on Sunday, July 30.
Derrick Chavarria (in blue) after placing second in the Intelligentsia Cup Cycle Brookfield Criterium on Wednesday chatting with G-Flow’s Jyven Gonzalez (left) and 3rd place Elias Saigh. (Photo Credit: Gary Hurst/Intelligentsia Cup)
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