Airtel launches 3800 km endurance ride
Srinagar, Nov 7: Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company today launched Airtel Endurance Ride, a fund raising mission of Aditya Mehta, renowned amputee cyclist and a double silver medallist at Asian Para-cycling.
The 3800 kilometre ride will cover 8 States and 36 Indian cities and will raise funds for the ‘Aditya Mehta Foundation’ for amputees to provide artificial limbs,fund their education and also help provide sports equipment and prosthesis especially designed for the physically challenged who have aspirations in sports. Aditya Mehta, 31, a native of Hyderabad will cover the K to K zone (Kashmir to Kanyakumari) spanning 3800 Km in 36 days on a road bike.
Amongst all routes, the Srinagar to Patni top is expected to be the most challenging one as it involves cycling at altitudes of over 5000 meters above sea level. Aditya lost his right leg 8 years ago in a road accident and has taken up cycling less than 19 months ago in a bid to live his dreams while inspiring others in the process.
The ‘Airtel Endurance Ride’ will take Aditya to 8 Indian States and over 36 cities.
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