20 female cyclists from Kabul and Bamiyan participated in a mountain bike race in the central province of Bamiyan on Sunday.
Girls aged 14 to 20 participated in the 12 km mountain biking race that started and finished in the Tala o Nek area, according to Afghanistan’s Cycling Federation officials.
Nasrin Sadat, 14, from Bamiyan won the competition.
The race was one of several in Bamiayn that kicked off on Thursday. A cycle speedway race and another road bicycle race were also held so far.
On Saturday, a 52 km road bicycle race was held between Band-e-Amir and the Do Rahe Mullah Ghulaam area in Bamiyan with 50 women cyclists from Faryab, Balkh, Logar, Ghazni, Kabul and Bamiyan provinces.
Yeldiz Hashemi won the competition.
Officials at Afghanistan’s Cycling Federation said that a male cycling competition will be held in less than two months and will be hosted jointly by Nangarhar, Laghman, Kapisa, Parwan and Panjshir provinces.