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HCL Cyclothon aims to stir up cycling culture in Chennai

HCL Cyclothon aims to stir up cycling culture in Chennai

HCL Corporation, a globally renowned conglomerate, has launched its first cycling initiative
in Chennai, India. The event was attended by Minister for Youth Welfare and Sports
Development of Tamil Nadu, Dr. Atulya Misra, Additional Chief Secretary of the
Government of Tamil Nadu, Thiru J Meghanatha Reddy, Sports Secretary of the Government
of Tamil Nadu, and Shri Sundar Mahalingam, President-Strategy at HCL Corporation. The
first edition of the HCL Cyclothon in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, had over 1300 registrations and
over 1000 participants. The upcoming HCL Cyclothon in Chennai is expected to have an
equally enthusiastic turnout, fuelled by the city's thriving cycling culture.
HCL Cyclothon aims to create a platform for professional cyclists to showcase their skills
and inspire a new generation of riders in India. The event will be held from July 12 to
September 20, 2023, and registrations are open from July 12 to September 20, 2023. HCL's
core brand philosophy is Human Potential Multiplied, which aims to amplify the potential of
not just individuals but communities and societies at large.
Shri Onkar Singh, Chairman of the Cycling Federation of India and Secretary General at the
Asian Cycling Federation, expressed his excitement at being part of HCL Cyclothon in
Chennai. The event will feature a prize purse of Rs 30 lakhs, with Rs 15 lakhs for
professionals and Rs 15 lakhs for amateurs. The race will begin at Mayajaal Multiplex and
follow the ECR Road to Kovalam before returning, with multiple loops based on different