Balochistan clinchs top position in tour Waziristan race

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Cyclist from Balochistan clinched first position in the second phase of the Tour de Waziristan National Cycle Race 2021 on Monday Abdul Wahid covered 74 kilometre track from Tank to Gomal Zam Dam in 2:09:11 hours and declared the top winner of the cycling competition.

Ali Ilyas from Karachi stood second, who covered the track in 2:09:40 hours. Ashir from Sindh covered the track in 2:11:03 hours and clinched third position in the competition.

Earlier, the second phase of Tour de Waziristan National Cycle Race from Tank to Gomal Zam Dam was inaugurated by Colonel Sher Alam Khan by cutting the ribbon and waving the flag. A colorful function was also organised on the occasion of inauguration of race in Tank wherein traditional music and horse dance performances were presented.

Later, Lieutenant Colonel Hamid Mukhtar distributed prizes to the position holders on the conclusion of race at Gomal Zam Dam.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Culture and Tourism Authority, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Cycling Association, Pakistan Cycling Federation, Frontier Corps (South) and district administration Dera Ismail Khan have jointly organised the three-day event.

In the last and final phase of the race, cyclists will cover a distance of 52km from Gomal Zam Dam to Wana, which will be followed by prizes distribution ceremony.

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