Both sides male and female yellow jerseys Myagmarsuren Baasaankhuu and Solongo Tserenlham underlined their dominance at this year's Granfondo Yunnan with a superb stage win at 3060m on the slopes of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in Lijiang. It was the ideal conclusion of our 3rd edition, according to multiple long-time participants the best ever.
Miga and Solongo win Granfondo Yunnan
Pu Jinxie outsprints Li Ni in Dali
After two years of consistent trying, Yuxi's own Pu Jinxie has finally managed to score a stage victory in Granfondo Yunnan. After 115km around Erhai Lake in Dali, he was marginally faster than 16-year-old talent Li Ni in a photo finish sprint.
Magnana and Miga rule on Mt Zixi
The participants got lucky in Chuxiong as the clouds had already dropped all their rain before the start of the short race climbing up Mount Zixi. Myagmarsuren Baasaankhuu took yellow over from Jia Zhichao, while Solongo Tserenlham grabbed the stage in the final metres.
Magnificent Miga fights back in Yuxi!
It is the Tour d'Exploits in Yunnan this year! After Jia Zhichao's superb 75km solo in Kunming yesterday, last year's GF Yunnan champion Myagmarsuren Baasankhuu must have thought "not with me" this morning and embarked on an incredible breakaway with his young Mongolian compatriot Tegshbayar Batsaikhan just 13km of 174km into the race.
Amazing Jia Zhichao destroys the field in Kunming
The 3rd Colourful Yunnan Granfondo Cycling Festival started today with the traditional stage in a sunny provincial capital Kunming. The fine conditions inspired 23-year-old Jia Zhichao to a fantastic solo ride of no fewer than 75 km! And... he has a nearly 5-minute bonus on the protagonists before the hilly stages.
GF Yunnan 2016: records in quality & quantity
The 3rd editon of the Colourful Yunnan Granfondo Cycling Festival begins tomorrow in provincial capital Kunming for another week-long and 5-stage cycling journey through Yunnan's most precious tourism areas. Almost 1400 riders will take part in the event: a new record.
GF Yunnan is FULL
The 2016 Colourful Yunnan Granfondo Cycling Festival is fully booked as of today. It is the first time since the inaugural edition in 2014 that the event has reached maximum capacity before the start, proving its increasing significance in the Asian mass participation cycling scene.
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