Rourkela Boy Wins Cycling Championship

Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Cycling and Adventure Club here conducted Golden Triangle Road Race on Sunday.

The race was flagged off from Dhauli at 6 am. More than 50 cyclists, including those from Kolkotta and Bengaluru, participated. The route covered 151 km from Dhauli to Chandrabhaga and back via Malatipatapur.

Parshuram Choudhury of Rourkela won the first prize with the timing of 4:47:23 and received cash award of Rs 20,000. Aditya Singh with timing of 4:47:32 was the runners up and he received cash award of Rs 10,000.

Adarsh Sahoo won the third prize of Rs 5000 with timing of 4:50:52.

CMD Odisha police housing and welfare corporation, Lalit Das and ADG (law and order) Sanjeeb Panda distributed the prizes.

BCAC had earlier conducted mega cycling events like Vietnam to Cambodia, Bhubaneswar to Bhutan, Cuttack to Kathmandu, Manali to Khardung la in the Himalayas.