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Tamil Nadu Cycling League announced India’s First Cycle League – Racing Event

~ 8 city-based teams to participate ~


Chennai, August 12th 2022: Tamil Nadu Cycling League announced India’s First Cycle League – Racing Event to take place at the Madras International Circuit, Chennai on 27th and 28th August 2022.


The Tamil Nadu Cycling League (TCL) is a racing event organized by Anna Nagar Cycles to bring out the hidden champions in cyclists. It will be held annually, and the best athletes will be selected to compete in international competitions and the Olympics.


TCL is the brainchild of former bike racer M.Sudhakar. “The main objective of the league is to provide a platform for cyclists yearning for some exposure. Cycling activities have grown manifold in the last few years and more people, cutting across age and gender, are getting into it for fitness and to save fuel. Many also want to advance to the next level by competing in professional events,” said Sudhakar at the announcement.

The inaugural edition will have 8 city-based teams and each franchise will comprise of 8 cyclists in various categories.


Every round will be held over the weekend with races for boys, girls, combined and open categories.


Competitions will be held in a controlled environment with safety measures in place, at the Madras International Circuit. The second round is likely to be conducted at the Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore.


At the moment the tournament has a pool of 150 cyclists. Selection in various cities will be conducted

before the draft.

Shortlisted Cities

1. Chennai

2. Tiruvannamalai

3. Salem

4. Tiruchirappalli

5. Madurai

6. Tirunelveli

7. Toothukkudi

8. Vellore

9. Nagercoil

10. Coimbatore

Price and Trophies Details

Tamil Nadu Cycling League

1. 1st Price – Rs.3,00,000/- (Rupees Three lakh Only) + Trophy

2. 2nd Price – Rs.2,00,000/- (Rupees Two lakh Only) + Trophy

3. 3rd Price – Rs.1,00,000/- (Rupees One lakh Only) + Trophy

Support Races

1. 1st Price – Rs.20,000/- (Rupees twenty thousand only) + Trophy + Cycle

2. 2nd Price – Rs.10,000/- (Rupees One thousand only) + Trophy + Cycle

3. 3rd Price – Rs.5,000/- (Five One thousand only) + Trophy + Cycle

Participation certificate will be given to all the cyclists taking part in the event

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