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2012 / NO.2
2012 / NO.2
2012 Spring Cycling Tour

In order to promote various kinds of sports activities and organize diversified events for residents, so as to encourage residents to actively participate in physical exercise in their leisure time, and achieving the goal of keeping healthy, the Macao Sport Development Board has organized several popular cycling activities with the Macao Cycling Association with destinations such as Panyu, Jiangmen, Foshan, Shunde, Shiqi, Yangjiang, Dongguan, Conghua, Sanshui, Zhaoqing and Taishan.

Organized by the Macao Cycling Association and sponsored by the Macao Sport Development Board, the 2012 Spring Cycling Tour was held from the 21st to the 22nd of April, with Taicheng Town of Taishan in Guangdong Province, China as the tour destination. All the participants set off after assembling at the Sun Yat Sen Park at 8:30 am on 21st. The participants cycled through beautiful landscapes, with 62 kilometers on the first day and 37 kilometers on the second day. While passing through the famous Diaolou village, the participants took pictures, and appreciate the ancient architecture and farmland scenery alongside.

The event attracted more than one hundred cycling enthusiasts covering different age groups, from youths to elderly participants of more than 60 years of age. This activity, which combined exercising with sightseeing, allowed residents to broaden their horizons, experience the joy of exercising, thus, enabling them to build up a good physique and improve the quality of their health, as well as enhancing friendship and team spirit, and promoting harmonious development of the society.