As part of ongoing Dasara festival, Mysuru Dasara Sports Sub-Committee had organised Cyclothon which was flagged off from Bannur Ring Road junction yesterday morning. The cyclothon was flagged off by District Minister V. Somanna.
Shreedhar N. Savaneer of Bagalkot emerged winner in the 100 km Road Race held for men, while Bhavana M. Patil also from Bagalkot won 50 km Road Race for women.
A total of 180 men and about 60 women cyclists took part in the cyclothon. The winners received a cash prize of Rs.30,000 and runners-up were given Rs.25,000. Cash prizes of Rs.20,000, Rs.15,000, Rs.10,000 and Rs.5,000 were also given to those finishing from third to sixth place.
Men: 1. Shreedhar N. Savaneer (Bagalkot), 2. Raju A. Bati (Bagalkot), 3. Basappa M. Teradal (Bagalkot), 4. Santosh V. Vibhutihalli (Gadag), 5. Santosh S. Kurni (Vijayapura), 6. Basavaraj T. Bagalkot (Bagalkot).
Women: 1. Bhavana M. Patil (Bagalkot), 2. Payal K. Chavan (Vijaypura Sports Hostel), 3. Soumya C. Antapur (Vijayapura Sports Hostel), 4. Danamma K. Gurav (Vijayapura Sports Hostel), 5. Renuka P. Dandin (Bagalkot) and 6. Kaveri Murnal (Vijayapura Sports Hostel).