By Syed M Osama
KARACHI: The Tour De Sindh Cycle Rally with 55 cyclists concluded here yesterday. Naseem Ahmed of Hyderabad claimed first position while Karachi’s Ali Ilyas and Muhammad Irfan clinched 2nd and 3rd spot respectively. The race started from Ghotki on April 2. The Tour de Sindh race was organized by the Sindh Sports and Youth Affairs Ministry in collaboration with the Sindh Cycling Association (SCA). The race comprised of 14 stages. The participants, travelling under scorching sun, started from Ghotki passing through Guddu, Jacobabad, Sukkur, Larkana, Dadu, Sehwan Sharif, Bhit Shah, Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Umer Kot, Mithi, Badin, Thatta and reached Karachi yesterday. Sindh Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs, Sardar Muhammad Bux Khan Mahar graced the occasion as a Chief Guest and distributed prizes amongst winners. Naseem Ahmed got Rs 1 million while Ali Ilyas and Muhammad Irfan got Rs 0.8 million and 0.6 million respectively.