Present at the event, minister of Youth and Sports, Devanand Ritoo urged the youngsters to participate in cycling.
“Our athletes are doing well at the national level and now we are doing well in international competitions beyond the African competitions,” he said.
The aim of the meeting was to boost the new cycling season which will begin on Sunday at Champ de Mars to strengthen the partnership between the two parties.
Tracksuits and bicycles were given to 25 cyclists. The CEO of Phoenix Beverages, Richard Wooding said, “Investing in youngsters to help them attain international level is our main aim.” President of the Federation of Mauritian Cycling, Herve Flore also added, “With the support of the sports minister and the sponsor, we are sure to break barriers to win for the country.”