International cycling race heats up in Xingyi

Updated: 2017-08-23

The starting pistol for the 2017 Xingyi Wanfenglin International Cycling Race sounded in Xingyi, Qianxinan Bouyei and Miao autonomous prefecture, on Aug 17. 

The event, one of the most important activities of the 2017 International Conference of Mountain Tourism and Outdoor Sports, drew 20 professional cycling teams from around the world, including the United States, Canada, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Serbia, to Wanfenglin.

Wanfenglin, meaning "Forest of Ten Thousand Peaks", is a national geological park and tourism attraction in Xingyi. Blessed with a beautiful landscape, Wanfenglin is endowed with unique Karst landscapes which attract tourists all year round.

The race was organized by the Cycling and Fencing Administration Center of the General Administration of Sports of China, the Guizhou Sports Bureau and the Xingyi Municipal People's Government.


Riders line up at the start line of the 2017 Xingyi Wanfenglin International Cycling Race in Xingyi, Guizhou province, on Aug 17. [Photo/Idqxn.com]


Government leaders attend the start of the race. [Photo/Idqxn.com]