AT the final day of the 2018 Asia
Road and Para Cycling Championships,
hosted for the first
time by Myanmar, Sports and
Physical Education Department
Director General U Myo
Hlaing fired the starting gun
to begin the 176 km. Individual Road Race Men Elite competition
Fifty-four cyclists from 15 countries participated in the race, and Mirza Al-Hammadi of UAE came in first at 3 hours 50 minutes 32 seconds.
Fumiyuki of Japan and Mehdi Sohrabi of Iran came in second and third, respectively.
Winners were awarded medals by secretary general of Asian Cycling Confederation Onkar Singh, Myanmar Cycling Federation Chairman U Khin Maung Win and Indonesia Cycling Federation Chairman Mr. Oktohari.
The successfully completed 2018 Asia Road and Para Cycling Championships saw participation by 415 cyclists from 23 countries, including Myanmar.
Japan finished first with 3 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals.
China came in second with 3 gold and 2 silver medals, while Hong Kong came in third with 2 gold, 5 silver and one bronze medal.