Srinagar: Lead by International cyclist, Muhammad Akber Khan who plays for TCI Max, JK cycling team on Wednesday from Jammu to participate in National cycling championship.
The 21st National Road Cycling Championship is scheduled to be conducted by Cycling Federation of India at Aligarh, U.P from November 5 to 8. Team will reach Aligarh on Thursday .
Akber on the basis of top performance in national arena over last two years was given direct entry into the team. He was given relaxation from participating in the selection trials. However, he did take part screening conducted by Sports Council.
While among other notable selected player, Anzil Qadimi is making comeback in the team after long hiatus. Another notable cyclist of valley Umer Nabi chose to skip trials owing to being out of practice.
J&K Cycling Association, Gen Secretary, Om Prakash is along with the team as official. He is experienced to hold the charge of the teams in national events.
Senior : Muhammad Akber Khan, Mehraj Qayoom,Adil Teli,Waheed Ahmad,Muhammad Saleem,Mansoor Ahmed,Anzil Qadami ,Hilal Ahmed
Junior : Yogesh Sharma, Rameez Raja , Adil Ahmed,Mashooq Maqbool
Sub Junior : Mohmiss Ismail,Bilal Ahmed , Youth Boys:- Sheikh Saqib,Adnan Muzafar,Ahmed Dar.