Member Legislative Council (MLC) Muhammad Khursheed Aalam on Saturday flagged off the cycling event organized by J&K Sports for All in collaboration with Cycling Association of J&K held in Shahr-e-Khaas area of Srinagar.
The race was flagged off by MLC Srinagar Muhammad Khursheed Alam along with District Sports Officer, Balbir Singh from Gousia Hospital Chowk , Khanyar a association statement read.
In the event, around 200 cyclists from different colleges, schools and cycling clubs participated. The race culminated at Dhag Park , Foreshore road after passing via Boulevard.
Muhammad Adil Teli of Kanihama Cycling Club finished first while as Umer Nabi of Khyber Cements finished second and Hilal Ahmad Sofi finished third in senior category.
In the junior section, Amir Asad of Shahlimar Cycling Club, Waheed Ahmad of Chinnar Cycling Club and Parveez Ahmad of Chinar Cycling Club finished, first, second and third respectively.
Later on the MLC distributed the prizes among the winners and other participants. The first three winners of both the categories were also given cash prizes, statement said.