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Wapda wins National Cycling Men's title, Women's title goes to Army.

LAHORE -- Showing all-round skills and undying stamina, riders from Wapda won the 3rd National Men's Road Championship at Peshawar as Army claimed the National Women's Road Championship title.

The three-day national premier activity was participated by all affiliated units of the Pakistan Cycling Federation, said a spokesman for Pakistan Cycling Federation here on Monday.

Wapda remained all-time king of the men's competition and secured

116 points and were followed by Pakistan Army, who bagged the second position with 68 points.

Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) stood at third position with 52 points.

However, in the women competition, Wapda had to content with the second place as the Army threw a unbeatable challenge by winning all the four goal medals at stake.

Wapda's Izzat Ullah was declared the best cyclist of the Men's Championship.

In 56-kilometre Criterium Race for Men, Waheed of SSGC got gold, Nisar Ahmad of Wapda won silver whereas Arslan of Army got bronze medals.

In 98-km Road Race for Men, Izzatullah of Wapda grabbed gold, Abbas of Army got silver, whereas Hafiz Tahir of Wapda won bronze medals.

In 70-km Team Time Trial Men, Wapda won gold, Army got silver and SSGC destined for bronze medals.

In 42-km Individual Time Trial Men, Najeebullah of Wapda secured gold, Arslan of Army won silver and Izzatullah of Wapda got bronze medals.

In National Women's Road Championship, Army got the first position with 137 points, Wapda secured the second position with 50 points, whereas Punjab remained at third position with 30 points.

In 28-km Individual Time Trial Women, Sabiha of Army secured gold, Rajia of SSGC got silver and Razia of Army won bronze medals.

In 28-km Criterium Race for Women, Sabiha, Nida and Bakhtawar of Army won gold, silver and bronze medals, respectively.

In 42-km Team Time Trial Women, Army won gold, Wapda got silver and Punjab got bronze medals.

In 56-km Road Race for Women, Sabiha and Razia of Army won gold and silver whereas Rajia of SSGC got silver medal.

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Director General Sports Junaid Khan was the chief guest at the closing ceremony, who gave away trophies and medals to the winning teams.

The participating teams were Wapda, Army, SSGC, Balochistan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Sindh and Islamabad.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
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Date:May 8, 2018
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