Five countries invited Criterium Bike Race to be held first time in Myanmar

Cyclists seen in Mandalay. Criterium Bike Race in Myanmar is to be held on 11 November. Photo: MNA
Cyclists seen in Mandalay. Criterium Bike Race in Myanmar is to be held on 11 November. Photo: MNA

Vice Chair for Myanmar Cycling Federation, chair for Mandalay Region Subcommittee U Aung Win Tun said that the very first time of five countries invited Criterium Bike Race in Myanmar will be held on 11 November in Mandalay.
Sportsmen from Thai, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, India and also Myanmar will participate, and under the age of 19 years and under the age of 23 years will have to separately compete, depending on age.
He said, “The race is called Criterium, which has to be competed depending on the number of laps around a closed circuit. That bike race is going to be the very first time in Myanmar and will be held in Mandalay. The main purposes are to hold an international race as host in Myanmar, want the next generation of cyclists developed and want people to be interested in bike sports. Six countries, including Myanmar will compete.”
The 12th Street, North of Moat, Mandalay Palace Wall, is already chosen to hold the race, and it will start at 7am, on 11 November. A freelance contest for youths and a master contest for adults, outside of national contest, will be scheduled for every enthusiastic cyclist to be able to participate. —MNA

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