At 10:00 a.m. on July 21, 2018, the opening ceremony of the 17th Tour of Qinghai officially kicked off.
Vice-secretary of Qinghai Provincial Party Committee and Secretary of the Political and Judiciary Commission Liu Ning welcomes the coming of all parties.
As the top class bike event in Asia, and connecting the three provinces of China, MOON brand has been sponsoring championship helmets to the champion riders for the 8th year. For the high altitude and steep climbs, Tour of Qinghai is deemed as a fantastic race. For 2018 race, there are 13 stages, with a total distance of 3,671 km, race distance 1,841km and field changing distance of 1,830 km.
Entrance of Competing Teams
Babaali Smart helmet sponsored Monkey Town team made their 3rd presence at Tour of Qinghai.
There are altogether 22 professional teams, 154 riders from five continents.
ICA representative and technical advisor Steve Peterson praised the excellent performance of this event in the past years, demonstrating the booming of cycling in China.
President of Chinese Cycling Association Shen Jinkang attends the opening ceremony
Start of the race!
Wish the Racers great success in Tour of Qinghai 2018