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Trans-Himalaya Cycling Race kicks off in Tibet autonomous region
update:October 17,2023
By:chinadaily.com.cn
Oct.16 -- More than 100 competitive cyclists from 17 high-level professional teams from across the world competed in the first stage of the 2023 Trans-Himalaya Cycling Race in Nyingchi city of the Tibet autonomous region on Saturday.
 
Co-hosted by the General Administration of Sport of China, the China Media Group, and the regional government of the Tibet autonomous region, this year's race spans over 312 kilometers. It is divided into 3 stages, commencing in places with elevations ranging from 2,988 meters to 4,034 meters, and passing through cities including Nyingchi, Shigatse, and the regional capital Lhasa. Nyingchi is a prefecture-level city that contains multiple counties and towns.
 
During the first stage, cyclists rode from Kongpo Park in Nyingchi township to the Quanzhou Bridge in Kongpo'gyada county along national Highway G318. Both locations are within the region called Nyingchi city, having 129.8 km of distance between them.

Video is provided by China Tibet Broadcasting System


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