International participants, cycling enthusiasts, school kids take part in Cyclothon
newznew (Chandigarh) : As part of ‘The Bicycle ExCon 2016’, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organised a Cyclothon at Rock Garden here on the second and final day of the international bicycling event here today.
The first of its event included three races in different categories, including a Competitive Ride up to 14 km, 10 km long Corporate Ride and a Fun Ride of 6 km around Rock Garden, Sukhna Lake & the Garden of Silence, Chandigarh.
The cycling event was flagged off by Mr Rishi Pahwa, Joint Managing Director, Avon Cycles Ltd, Mr Ma Zhongchao, Chairman, China Bicycle Alliance, Mr Gurmeet Singh Bhatia, Vice- Chairman, CII Punjab State Council & Managing Director, Ajooni Biotech Private Limited and Mr Rohit Grover, Vice-Chairman, CII Chandigarh Council & Director, Jrew Engineering Pvt Ltd, with the motive of promoting health living and a green environment.
The Cyclothon saw an overall participation of more than 400 cyclists, including international participants from China Bicycle Alliance, Asian Bicycle Alliance, Phoenix Cycles, Corporates, Cycling Associations, school children besides cycling enthusiasts from the region.
The Winners were declared in Elite and Corporate Categories and were felicitated by the senior members of the industry and were awarded certificates.
In the Elite category (14 km race) the first position was bagged by Mr Vikram, second position by Mr Krishan and third position went to Mr Avdesh.
In the Corporate Category (10 km race), the first position was won by Mr Pardeep Babbar, while the second position went to Mr Aman and Mr Tejinder Singh stood third.