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Discover a unique cycling experience as Tour of Qinghai Lake heralds new era

Discover a unique cycling experience as Tour of Qinghai Lake heralds new era

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Xi Jinping replies to letter from grassroots heroes Mainland praises Taiwan’s New Party for promoting cross-strait ties Truss 22 points ahead in race to be next UK PM, poll suggests The Tour of Qinghai Lake, a cycling event around the largest lake in China, concluded its 21st edition this month.

At 3,196 meters above sea level, the salt lake is in a hollow of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, setting the stage for the men’s elite individual race from July 26 to August 3 to take place in high altitudes in northwest China’s Qinghai Province.

Spanning over 20 years, the race is the oldest and most challenging road cycling race in China. It is also one of only three International Cycling Union (UCI) Asia Tour races on the Pro Series. The others are the Tour de Langkawi in Malaysia held in March and the Japan Cup in October.

This year, the eight-day event featured 147 cyclists from 21 Chinese teams, including eight UCI teams, riding through eight stages and 1,488 kilometers (1,105km stage distance plus 383km transfer distance).

Winners Designed by CGTN’s Zhu Shangfan Designed by CGTN’s Zhu Shangfan Liu Jiankun

The triumph of the Tour of Qinghai Lake marked a new beginning for 27-year-old Liu, who celebrated his birthday on June 21.

Hailing from northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, Liu was a member of the Heilongjiang Provincial Team that clinched the gold medal in the men’s 100km team trial cycling event at the 14th National Games of China in 2021.Liu was a member of the […]

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