over 400 amateur cyclists took part in the Yangon mass cycling event, which was held in Thanlyin yesterday to promote the sport.
The event, which was jointly organized by the Myanmar Cycling Federation, the Sports and Physical Education Department of Yangon Region, the regional sub-committee for cycling, and Revicon, kicked off at the Star City Apartment near Thanlyin bridge at 6 a.m. The cycling route passed through the Pyitawthar and Thatipahtan roads and ended at the Thanlyin Bridge.
U Kyaw Min Than, the secretary of Myanmar Cycling Federation, U Aung Moe, the Yangon Region’s Sports officer, U Ko Gyi, the chairman of the regional sub-committee for cycling, and other officials also attended the event.
The cycling event is held on the last Sunday of every month. The Myanmar Cycling Federation has organized 31 mass cycling events so far to raise public interest in cycling.
—Than Win (Thanlyin) (Translated by Ei Myat Mon)