New Delhi, Oct 7 (PTI) Deborah Herold and Shreedhar Savanur Sunday won the gold medals on offer in the elite women’s 40km and men’s 50km competitions respectively, at Saksham Pedal Delhi, India’s Premier Cyclothon.Also Read - Niti Aayog Launches 'Shoonya' Program to Promote Zero-Pollution Delivery Vehicles
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Rounding off the elite men’s podium were Manjeet Singh and Krishna Nakaodi while Sonali Chanu and Swasti Singh finished with silver and bronze respectively in the women’s elite race. Also Read - Farah Khan Tests Positive For Coronavirus Despite Being Double Vaccinated, Says 'I Didn't Put My Kaala Teeka'
To mark the occasion, Cycling Federation of India’s secretary general Onkar Singh said, “The 2018 edition had a strong field of the best 160 elite cyclists in the country and continues to showcase the quality of competitive cycling in India.
Both M1 and F1 are deserving Champions in the criterium race. I would also like to thank PCRA & DO IT Sports for driving the sport of cycling via a fantastic platform like Saksham Pedal Delhi.”
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.