National Cycling Championship in A’pura ..
The ‘National Cycling Championship – 2015’ organized by the Sri Lanka Cycling Federation will be held on October 30 and 31 in Anuradhapura in collaboration with the North Central Provincial Council, Anuradhapura Municipal Council, the Police and Anuradhapura District Cycling Association.
This year, the main sponsor is Samsung – Sinhagiri Pvt Limited.
The timing event will start on October 30 at 9.00 am on Kawarakkulama road near the Air Force Camp and two players from each district are eligible to participate. For the men’s open event, the number of competitors will be decided according to the number of applicants from each district. There will be no limit for Women’s Open, Junior Men’s and Junior Women’s events.
There will be two special events, age group 40-55 category event and Over 55 years veteran events which will be held parallel to the main event. A cycle rally will be held on October 31 from 7.00 am under the theme ‘A cycle for all’.
Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera, North Central Provincial Chief Minister Peshala Jayarathne, Agriculture Minister Duminda Dissanayake, Women’s Affairs Minister Chandrani Bandara, Anuradhapura Mayor, Sri Lanka Cycling Association’s President Dr Amal Harsha de Silva and doctors, lawyers, businessmen, state officers, Army officers and students of the area will be participate for the rally.
The first event of the championship is Junior Men’s event which the Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera will flag off.
The award ceremony will be held on the same day evening and Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera will be the chief guest.
North Central Provincial Chief Minister Peshala Jayarathne, Agriculture Minister Duminda Dissanayake, Women’s Affairs Minister Chandrani Bandara, Anuradhapura Mayor, North Central Provincial Chief Secretary, Sri Lanka Cycling Association’s President Dr Amal Harsha de Silva and Samsung – Sinhagiri Pvt Limited officers will participate at the award ceremony.