UKHRUL | Jul 8: Seventeen-year-old Tangkhul lad, Adonis Khariksing Tangpu from Peh village, will be representing India in the upcoming 25th Asian Mountain Bike Championship to be held from July 25- 29, 2019 at Keferdebian, Lebanon in the Under 18 category.
Son of Dr. Vareishang Tangpu and Glory Tangpu of Peh village, Adonis is among the eight cyclists who have been selected to represent India at the forthcoming championship
A class XII student of Demonstration School, Mysore, Adonis’ biggest break came at the 15th National MTB Championship (Under -16) conducted by Cycling Federation of India on October 26 -28, 2018 at Pune where he won two gold medals -first in Time Trial and first in Mass Start.
A support group has been formed and banners showing support and wishes for Adonis for the Championship has been put up in specific locations of Ukhrul Districts.
The support group also plans to raise funds for the first-ever Tangkhul cyclist to compete in the international level.
Wishes are pouring in for this young Tangkhul lad as he prepares at Uttarakhand for the 25th Asian Mountain Bike Championship.