Priyadarshani Pawar: First Indian woman to complete France's oldest cycling event

Updated: Aug 26, 2019, 18:32 | Sunny Rodricks
  • Priyadarshani Pawar: First Indian woman to complete France's oldest cycling event

    On Sunday, the Indian Navy took to Twitter and congratulated Indian woman Priyadarshini Pawar, who is the daughter of one of its officers on winning the 1,200-km, Paris-Brest-Paris circuit

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  • Priyadarshani Pawar: First Indian woman to complete France's oldest cycling event

    In its tweet, the Indian Navy showered heaps of praises on Priyadarshini Pawar, who became the first Indian woman to successfully complete France's oldest cycling event, the 1,200-km, Paris-Brest-Paris circuit

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  • Priyadarshani Pawar: First Indian woman to complete France's oldest cycling event

    Priyadarshini Pawar, who rode the cycle non-stop between August 18-22 created history as she became the first Indian woman ever to successfully complete the event since it's inception in 1891

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  • Priyadarshani Pawar: First Indian woman to complete France's oldest cycling event

    In picture: Priyadarshini Pawar is all smiles for the camera after winning the grueling 1200-km Paris-Brest-Paris circuit, which is France's oldest cycling event

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  • Priyadarshani Pawar: First Indian woman to complete France's oldest cycling event

    In a series of tweets, the Indian Navy commended Priyadarshini Pawar for creating history and achieving the milestone at an unfamiliar terrain and unusual weather in her first attempt

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  • Priyadarshani Pawar: First Indian woman to complete France's oldest cycling event

    This year, Rambouilley, a small town situated on the outskirts of Paris hosted the event. In the pic, Priyadarshini Pawar poses for a group picture with other contestants after winning France's oldest cycling event, Paris-Brest-Paris circuit

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On Sunday, Indian Navy took to Twitter to announce that Priyadarshani Pawar, whose parent is in the Force and husband in the Coast Guard, became the first Indian woman to successfully complete France's oldest cycling event, the 1,200-km, Paris-Brest-Paris circuit, according to reports by ANI. See Photos. (All Pictures Courtesy/Twitter SpokespersonNavy)

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