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Published: Sept.19, 2011

 

 

A snapshot shows a the moment during the last sprint of atheletes during last year's Tour of Lake Tai Cycling Race.


The 2nd Tour of Lake Tai Cycling Race has been scheduled to start on Nov.1 this year, lasting for five days.

 

Overall 120 riders of 20 cycling teams from around the world will be vying for the tour championship along the 600-odd-kilometre course, which is much longer than the 188-kilometre one of last year.

 

The event this year has extended beyond the boundary of Wuxi to cover neighboring cities along Lake Tai including Suzhou and Changzhou.

 

"As for the cycling routes in Wuxi, it bears no change compared with that of last year, only cutting the laps by one," said an official from the city's sports bureau. "For the race of professional group, riders will be starting from the Light of Lihu Lake Plaza and pass places of interests like Longsi Temple Ecological Park, Turtle Head Park, Shibawan Scenic Zone, Helv Ancient City and the Giant Buddha. For the amateur group, their 9.6-km racing route will circle Lihu Lake."



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