A peace cycling event to mark
73rd Union Day kicked off at the
Gate 1 of Wunna Theikdi Stadium
in Nay Pyi Taw at 6 am
The event was jointly organized
by Sports and Physical
Education Department of Ministry
of Health and Sports and
Myanmar Cycling Federation.
Deputy Minister for Health
and Sports Dr Mya Lay Sein
opened the event by firing a gun.
A total of 153 cyclists took
part in the event that began
from the Gate 1 of Wunna Theikdi
Stadium in Nay Pyi Taw on 10
February and ends at the Panglong
Union Monument on 12
February (Union Day).
The cyclists rode along Yangon-
Mandalay old road through
Tatkon, Yamethin and Pyawbwe
on 10 February, and took rest
at night in Meiktila. They will
ride through Meiktila, Kalaw,
Aungban and Heho to Taunggyi
where they will take rest at night
on 11 February.
They will ride to the Panglong
Union Monument through
Taunggyi and Hopong on 12 February.