The Pakistan Cycling Federation (PCF) has named six players for the Tour de Delhi that starts from September 4.
The trials for the event took place in Lahore yesterday, with the PCF choosing Tour de Pakistan winner Sabir Ali to lead the team. Haroon Rashid, Nisar Ahmed, Ibrahim, Atif Ali and Mohammad Shakeel are the other members of the Pakistan team. The Cycling Federation of India (CFI) has welcomed the participation of Pakistan cyclists in the race. “We’re glad Pakistan are sending their cyclists,” a CFI official told The Express Tribune. “We’re expecting our neighbours to participate and send as many cyclists as they can.” Pakistan players depart for India on September 2.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 11th, 2011.