SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY
Press Release No. 167 Dt. 14.11.2018
INDIAN CYCLING TEAM BAGS SILVER MEDAL IN
WORLD RAILWAY CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIP
13thWorld Railway Cycling Championship - 2018 is organised at Bikaner, Rajasthan from 13.11. 2018 to 15.11.2018. Railway Cycling Teams from eight countries Denmark, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Great Britain, Norway, Russia and India have participated in this championship.
Shri Sandesh Uppar, Ticket Examiner working at Bagalkot South Western Railway was part of Indian team who participated in World Railway Cycling Championship for a distance of 40 KM that was held on 13.11.2018 (Tuesday).
It is a historic remark for Indian Railways to hoist this World Cycling Championship. It was a glorious moment for Indian Cycling Team to bag silver medal amid tough competition. The aim of this tournament is to encourage sports culture in Indian Railways and motivate player to perform better.
Other achievements in sports by Shri Sandesh Uppar who joined Railway on 17.10.2016 is:-
I.56thAll India Railway Cycling Championship Bikaner-2018 from 03.10.2018 to 06.10.2018
·70 Km Team Time Trial-Gold medal
·120 Km Road massed start-Bronze medal
·40 Km Individual Time Trial- 4th Place
II.55thAll India Railway Cycling Championship New Delhi 2017.
·1000 mts Individual Time Trial- Bronze medal
·40 Km Individual Time Trial-4th Place
Chief Public Relations Officer