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Army's 'record setting' cycling expedition reaches Lucknow

IANS  |  Lucknow 

A team of eight cyclists from the electrical and mechanical engineering corps of the which is on a 25,000 km expedition, arrived here on Friday, officials of the said.

The expedition, which rolls out in three phases, aims to make a Guinness Book of World Records by completing a distance of 25,000 km in 120 days.

The first part of the expedition is from Secunderabad to Leh and Leh to Kanyakumari (6,891 km), the second phase from Kanyakumari to Tezu and Tezu to (9,001 km) and finally from to (9,631 km).

It is named "Jai Bharat" and is part of the platinum jubilee celebrations of the It was flagged off at Secunderabad on August 15, 2018 and will pass through all states of the country.

On reaching on Friday, the team has already pedalled 18,511 km. The cyclists are now headed for Bharatpur.

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 16:44 IST
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