JOINTLY-organized by MSP
CAT, Myanmar Cycling Federation
and Ministry of Health and
Sports, first-ever invitational criterium
bike will be held in Mandalay
Region on 11 November.
The race will cover Men’s U-23, Men’s Junior U-19, Open and Masters Categories. Six participants each from Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, India and Myanmar will participate in the Men’s U-23 and Men’s Junior U-19 Categories. Some 100 local cyclists are to participate in the Open U-40 and Masters U-40 and above Categories.
“We are thrilled to host the first Criterium Bike Race in Myanmar. This event will be another noteworthy milestone for MCF as we look to continue enhancing the vibrancy of the local cycling scene. Our goal is to create a high-level event that will introduce the criterium cycling competition format, engage the community and ultimately promote cycling to more people,” said U Khin Maung Win, President of Myanmar Cycling Federation.
Cash prizes will be awarded to first three winners of each race category. The first prize for Men’s U-23 and Men’s Junior U-19 is US$ 2,000, the second US$1000 and the third US$ 500.
The first prize for Open is Ks 500,000, the second Ks 300,000 and the third Ks 200,000. The first prize for Masters is Ks 300,000, the second Ks 200,000 and the third Ks 100,000.