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MCC receives 400 entries for Kuala Baram Race 2022
Posted on : 30 Sep 2022  Source of News: The Borneo Post
 

Yii (centre), Julaihi (fourth right) and War­ziedea (fourth le to pro­mote the race.

MIRI: Miri City Coun­cil (MCC) has received 400 entries for its cyc­ling car­ni­val dubbed ‘Kuala Baram Race (KBR) 2022’ sched­uled to be held this Oct 16.

MIRI: Miri City Coun­cil (MCC) has received 400 entries for its cyc­ling car­ni­val dubbed ‘Kuala Baram Race (KBR) 2022’ sched­uled to be held this Oct 16.

Accord­ing to Mayor Adam Yii, the event is jointly organ­ised by MCC Tour­ism Devel­op­ment Stand­ing Commi ee and Mas­ter­piece Cyc­ling Club.

“We have received splen­did response loc­ally and inter­na­tion­ally with full par­ti­cip­a­tion of 400 riders,” he said in a press con­fer­ence on KBR 2022 at Miri City Hall yes­ter­day.

Yii, who is Pujut assembly­man, said out of the total num­ber, the entries from loc­als con­sti­tuted the most at 313, fol­lowed by inter­na­tional (47), Sabah (26), Pen­in­su­lar Malay­sia (13), and one par­ti­cipant from Labuan.

Yii, who is Pujut assembly­man, said out of the total num­ber, the entries from loc­als con­sti­tuted the most at 313, fol­lowed by inter­na­tional (47), Sabah (26), Pen­in­su­lar Malay­sia (13), and one par­ti­cipant from Labuan.

On inter­na­tional par­ti­cipants, he said they were mostly from Brunei (43) and two each from Ger­many and the United King­dom.

KBR 2022 would be divided into eight cat­egor­ies: Men’s Elite, Men’s Mas­ter A, Men’s Junior, Men’s Vet­eran, Men’s Mas­ter B, Women’s Open, Super XL and Fold­ing Bike.

The start­ing and fin­ish­ing point of the race would be in front of the Miri Cro­codile Farm in Kuala Baram.

“MCC hopes to achieve the object­ives of the event in pro­mot­ing Miri as a new des­tin­a­tion for cyc­ling race in Sarawak as well as to enhance sports tour­ism for the city,” said Yii.

Also present were deputy mayor Julaihi Moha­mad and MCC Tour­ism Devel­op­ment Stand­ing Commi ee chair­wo­man Coun­cil­lor War­ziedea Ahmad.

Also present were deputy mayor Julaihi Moha­mad and MCC Tour­ism Devel­op­ment Stand­ing Commi ee chair­wo­man Coun­cil­lor War­ziedea Ahmad.