The diplomatic mission of Turkmenistan in China, together with the People’s Government and the Sports Committee of Beijing, organized a mass cycling tour in the capital of China on 15 June. Thus, the celebration of World Bicycle Day (June 3) was followed and interconnected to the 9th Beijing International Cycling Tour.
The event attracted more than 1,500 cyclists, including employees of the Embassy of Turkmenistan in China, students from Turkmenistan studying at universities in Beijing, heads and representatives of public and sports organizations and the media of the PRC, as well as outstanding athletes from the Celestial Empire.
The leitmotif of the mass bicycle tour is to support a healthy and eco-friendly lifestyle. The 17km cycling event was running through the picturesque lanes and rustic charms of the Chinese capital as it is a cluster of well-known scenic spots such as the Great Wall of Badaling, the Longqing Gorge and Guadzhu caves.