The 56th All India Railway Championship of Track Cycling was flagged by Shri N.Madhusudana Rao, Principal Chief Operations Manager, South Central Railway today i.e., 08thJanuary, 2019 at the Osmania University Cycling Velodrome. on the opening day, Shri Jeetharam Gat of South Central Railway has won Gold Medal in the Scratch Race Event and Shri Raju Bati of South Western Railway has won Gold Medal in the 4kms Individual Pursuit Event.
This Championship is organized by South Central Railway Sports Association (SCRSA), Secunderabad. Shri E.V.Krishna Reddy, Financial Advisor & Chief Accounts Officer & General Secretary, SCRSA, Shri K.Senthil, Senior Divisional Security Commissioner & Secretary, Cycling, SCRSA, other sports officers and other officials were present. The tournament will be held from 08th January to 10th January, 2019 in which nine teams representing various Zonal Railways.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri N.Madhusudana Rao, Principal Chief Operations Manager welcomed and conveyed his happiness as the tournament is being conducted by SCR. Cycling is the sport which will keep our body and mind fit he said. Shri N.Madhusudana Rao said that sincerity and hard work will pave the way to reach highest recognition in the game and advised the participants to use the facilities provided and perform well in the tournament and excel in National and International levels.