The action continued with the debut of the Sun Hung Kai Properties Hong Kong Cyclothon, which attracted 100 professional cyclists from around the world eager to compete in the Union Cycliste Internationale-recognised criterium races. It also saw the iconic Tsing Ma Bridge opened for a cycling event for the first time, treating the 1,700 participants in the 35km Challenge Ride to breathtaking views during the race.
To promote a city-wide passion for sports and the spirit of charity, the line-up also featured the Kids & Youth Rides, Family Fun Ride, 10km Community Ride and CEO Charity Ride. The money raised was donated to several charitable organisations for developing children and youth welfare programmes.
Hong Kong Cyclothon was title- and charity-sponsored by