National Cycling Championship to be held in November

File Photo : Onkar Singh
IANS|13-Oct-2017 20:35

New Delhi, Oct 13 : The National Cycling Championship will be held on November 5, it was announced on Friday.

The competition will see a participation of 150 cyclists.

Announcing the national championships, Onkar Singh, Secretary General of Cycling Federation of India (CFI), said: "Coming off a great showing at the Track Asia Cup, Saksham Pedal Delhi provides a perfect platform to host the National Cycling Championships." 

The Championship will give amateur riders from numerous cycling clubs in Delhi-NCR a shot at the Rs four lakh prize money. 

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The riders will be divided into two categories on the basis of their cycles -- mountain, hybrid and road. They will compete in a 30-kilometre race format.