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Matthews back home with Pan Am bronze

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Matthews back home  with Pan Am bronze

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Who ever thought that cycling in Barbados would go into a speed wobble with the retirement of Barry Forde had better get to know the name Darren Matthews.
The talented distance rider returned to the island with a hard-fought bronze medal at the Pan American championships from the scratch race in Argentina to be toasted by the key personnel in cycling, members from his G4S cycling team, members of the Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) and family on Monday night at BOA’s headquarters.
Matthews, who would have seen teammates Jamol Eastmond and Deidre Mayers suffer falls which he himself also had to overcome to battle in six events in trying conditions to achieve the highest placing for a Bajan junior as such an international competition.
Read the full story in today’s MIDWEEK NATION.