Portugal's Luis Leao Pinto won Himalaya Bicycle Rally
Portuguese sensation Luis Leao Pinto emerged overall winners at the 9th MTB Himalaya 2013
Portuguese sensation Luis Leao Pinto emerged overall winners at the 9th MTB Himalaya 2013, which concluded in Shimla on 3 October 2013. The World No. 9 won the winner's trophy in the Open Men's Solo category. He clocked 17:33:21 while Purna Bahadur Pradhan (21:27:17) and Surendra Singh (21:42:16) finished second and third respectively.
Luis Leao Pinto clocked 25:46:02 to win the Masters Solo category while Van Belle Michael Mclean (27:43:22) and Luis Canto Moniz (29:14:46) were runners-up and second runners-up respectively.
Laxmi Magar emerged winner in the Open Women's Solo category followed by Sowmya Urs (42:59:33) and Shital Vitthal Chavan (45:37:28) in the second and third respectively. Laxmi clocked 32:06:25.