• 18 September 2022
    Mamen Inter-School Cycling Championship – the first 100% Solar Powered event concludes

    The Third Edition of Mamen Inter-School Cycling Championship 2022 has concluded yesterday. The event took place over two days from 16-17 September 2022 at the Hulhumale’ Phase 2, Cycling Track.

    More than 1000 cyclists participated from over 32 schools. From this, over 450 young children participated in the 1K Fun Ride. Medals were awarded to all Fun Ride participants upon completion of the ride by the Special Guest of the event, Sports Veteran, Hon. Ibrahim Ismail, Dhiraagu Brand Ambassador, Hassan Saaid along with key members from Dhiraagu and Bike Maldives

    This year’s Mamen Inter-School Cycling Championship was the first 100-percent green energy event of this scale to be conducted in the Maldives, and was fully powered with solar energy, with electricity provided by portable power stations.

    The event was organised by Dhiraagu and Bike Maldives, along with supporting partners, including the Housing Development Corporation Ltd. (HDC), Maldives Police Services, MTCC Plc., Aerosalts, Chopart Maldives and ILAA Maldives with volunteers from the Girl Guides Association of the Maldives as well. First Aid services were provided by volunteers from Maldivian Red Crescent (MRC), Hulhumale’ Hospital and MNU School of Nursing. The media partner for the event was Adhadhu.

    The awards ceremony of the Third Edition of Mamen Inter-School Cycling Championship 2022 will be held later this week. Three male and female winners will be chosen from each competitive category (Under 13, Under 15, Under 17 and Under 19) as well as three winning teams from each Mixed Team Pursuit age category. Additionally, a Champion School will also be chosen from each age category.

    Dhiraagu remains committed to supporting and organising events that are both environment-friendly and contribute to the development of young children and youth in our community.

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