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‘Fit India Cyclothon’ flagged off in Goa

The Chief Minister of Goa Pramod Sawant and Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju flagged off the ‘Fit India Cyclothon‘ event. The Fit India Mission under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in collaboration with the Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs, Government of Goa organised the inaugural event.

The Cyclothon was flagged off from the Campal Parade Ground and culminated at Bal Bhavan. More than 500 cycling enthusiasts participated in the event and cycled through a five-kilometer stretch within the city of Panaji.

“The Fit India Cyclothon event was not a race but a leisure activity organised with the aim to get the people involved in outdoor activities and start a cycling culture in the state,” Sawant said in a statement.