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Colorful Yunnan Granfondo International Cycling Festival kicked off

By : InKunming | Published: 2017-November-7

[InKunming--Kunming]  2017 Colorful Yunnan Granfondo International Cycling Festival (Kunming Station) kicked off at Chenggong municipal administrative center on November 5th. About 1200 cyclists from home and abroad participated in the competition to enjoy the beauty of Western Hills(also called Xishan) and Dianchi Lake while riding bikes.

It is the festival that is the largest and longest international cycling competition which is held in Yunnan Province. It has gained the title “National Sports and Tourism Boutique Event”after a formal assessment made by National Tourism Administration and State General Sports Administration in July this year.

At present, 1668 cyclists from 22 countries and regions have signed up for the competition. There are 148 foreigners among them. And 756 people signed up for the whole 5 races. Moreover, the competition consists of long distance group (110 kilometers) and the short one (43 kilometers). The route is to ride around Dianchi Lake.

The event mainly focuses on Kunming’s modern construction and the government of Dianchi Lake. It advocates that people should choose low carbon transportation such as bus, bike or walking to protect environment.

As all the cyclists arrived at the end point after fierce competition, the winners for each group were announced with their excellent performances. The students from Chuncheng Junior School youth club obtained the championship and third place while Fidina from DRTC club got the second place.

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(Editors:Rachel, Tracy)

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