Sports Deptt to host mountain biking comptt on 25 Nov

Gangtok, 01 Nov:

Sports & Youth Affairs Department has announced plans to organize a mountain biking competition on 25 Nov to encourage youth towards biking sports in the State. The race will be flagged off from MG Marg and mountain-bikers will cover around 50 kms through Tashi View Point, Pangthang, Samdong, Upper Tumin, Khamdong, Sang Rumtek and Adampool.

Winners of the competition will receive cash prizes of Rs 30,000, Rs 20,000 and Rs 10,000 for first, second and third positions respectively along with certificates of participation for all the competitors.

Bikers can bring their own bikes or hire a bike. For the latter option, one can contact Assistant Director, Sports, Kunzang Gyatso, on his phone [9775921217] during office hours, the release adds.