CHINA 132 cyclists worldwide compete at Tour of Poyang Lake in China's Jiangxi

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132 cyclists worldwide compete at Tour of Poyang Lake in China's Jiangxi

Xinhua

19:08, September 12, 2018

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NANCHANG, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- The 9th Tour of Poyang Lake cycling race kicked off on Wednesday in Hengfeng County, in east China's Jiangxi Province. Holler Nikodemus, a cyclist racing for Germany's Bike Aid, won the first stage of the race.

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On the first race day, 132 cyclists from 22 teams competed along a 105.1-kilometer route. Nikodemus won by clocking a time of 2:43:15. Second place went to Ockeloen Jasper Christiaan from Holland's Monkey Town Continental Team. Pavlic Marko from Serbia's Team CCN Metalac took third place.

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The 9th Tour of Poyang Lake cycling race lasts from September 12 to 23 with a total route of 1,178 kilometers and 11 stops in the 12-day race that offers a total prize of 250,000 U.S. dollars.  


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