The opening ceremony of the 2023 Colorful Yunnan Granfondo Bicycle Festival Lijiang Station (photo taken on November 10).Photo by Xinhuanet and Runxian
Xinhuanet, Kunming, November 11th (Li Ning, Runxian and Xinlan) On the 10th, the 2023 Colorful Yunnan Granfondo Cycling Festival Lijiang Station kicked off. 1,087 players from 22 countries and regions “battled in Maoniuping” to challenge The high-altitude climbing track of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
The 2023 Colorful Yunnan Granfondo Cycling Festival is set to be “7 days and 4 stops”, with Yuxi Chengjiang Station on November 5th, Chuxiong Station on November 7th, Dali Station on November 8th, and the Lijiang Station on November 10th as the finale. battle. The Lijiang Station competition has a long-distance group of 100 kilometers and a short-distance group of 35 kilometers. It connects the ancient city of Lijiang, Black Dragon Pool Park, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and other scenery. The characteristics of high altitude and large climbs make the Lijiang Station competition route unique, challenging and interesting. charm.
The 2023 Colorful Yunnan Granfondo Cycling Festival Lijiang Station kicks off (photo taken on November 10).Photo by Xinhuanet and Runxian
“Lijiang is not only a tourist attraction, but also a ‘hot spot for sports.'” Pu Hong, secretary of the Lijiang Municipal Party Committee, said that currently, Lijiang is taking advantage of its altitude suitable for plateau sports to explore new integrated development options of “tourism + sports” and “city + sports”. Path, focus on cultivating the “travel with events” Lijiang brand project, develop a number of influential sports tourism routes, events and bases, and build a plateau sports capital.
On the 10th, the organizers also held a series of activities to display the results of the 10th anniversary of the Colorful Yunnan Granfondo Cycling Festival in Lijiang. The activities included four major sections: discussion, release, display and awards, and fully demonstrated the colorful Yunnan Granfondo Cycling Festival. The development history since landing in Yunnan in 2014.
Competitors sprint towards the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain during the competition (photo taken on November 10). Published by Xinhuanet (Photo courtesy of the organizer of the 2023 Colorful Yunnan Granfondo Bicycle Festival)
At the theme seminar, Zhang Xiaojing, member of the Party Leadership Group and Deputy Director of the Yunnan Provincial Sports Bureau, shared the theme of “Gryffindor in Yunnan, Gryffindor in the World”. “In the future, I hope that Gryffindor can ride all over Yunnan, ride across borders, ride to teenagers, ride to the public, and use the ‘four rides’ as a breakthrough to create the next glorious decade.” Zhang Xiaojing said.
It is reported that in the long-distance men’s competition, Li Pengcheng won the championship in Lijiang with a time of 3 hours, 17 minutes and 22 seconds and the first place in the four-station total; in the long-distance women’s competition, Li Si completed four consecutive championships. Won the first place in the total score of four stations.
Colorful Yunnan Granfondo Cycling Festival 10th Anniversary Achievements Display Series (photo taken on November 10). Published by Xinhuanet (Photo courtesy of the organizer of the 2023 Colorful Yunnan Granfondo Bicycle Festival)
In the short distance competition, Mu Hongwu won the men’s short distance mountain bike championship at Lijiang Station, Liu Hui won the men’s short distance road bike championship at Lijiang Station, Tu Qian won the women’s short distance mountain bike championship at Lijiang Station, and He Yanqi won the short distance mountain bike championship at Lijiang Station. Women’s Road Cycling Champion. (over)