Top Asia Ranking for Iran Woman Cyclist

Top Asia Ranking for Iran Woman CyclistTop Asia Ranking for Iran Woman Cyclist

Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has put a woman cyclist from Iran at the top of the Asian ranking for the second consecutive year.

Faranak Parto-Azar with 321 points in cross-country cycling is ranked first in Asia and 86th in the world, IRNA reported.

Winning the Asian bronze medal in China earlier this year, being the champion of Salcano Cappadocia stage race in Turkey 2016, and coming first in Iran’s championship were considered in her global ranking.

Cross-country cycling is the most common discipline of mountain biking. It became an Olympic sport in 1996 and is the only form of mountain biking at the Olympics.


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