Tour de Pakistan begins tomorrow from Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The 15th Tour de Pakistan Cycle Race will begin tomorrow from Peshawar and the cyclists will complete their journey to Mazar-e-Quaid Karachi in 13 days.

A five-member Afghanistan team is also participating in the race, being organized by the Pakistan Cycling Federation.

In all, 65 cyclists are taking part in the race in which Naimatullah of Sui Southern Gas will defend his title.

The cyclists will cover a distance of 1,650 km from Peshawar to Mazar-e-Quaid Karachi.

They will take rest at Lahore in the first stage and later at Rahimyar Khan in the second stage.

The participants of Tour de Pakistan cycle race will go from Peshawar to Rawalpindi on Monday morning.