Paashin Sethna Peddles A Win In Jio Mumbai Cyclothon

18-year-old Paashin Behram Sethna, residing in Bandra Tata Blocks, made a mark in the first edition of the ‘Jio Mumbai Cyclothon’, which took place on 13th November, 2022, (from 5:00am to 1:00pm), and successfully concluded with over 3,500 cycling enthusiasts having participated in the event and securing third place in the Men’s 50km 18+ Category. Flagged off by Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty, the marathon started at BKC and passed through Kherwadi, Bandra and Worli via the sea-link and back to BKC.

Organized by Champ Endurance, the Jio Mumbai Marathon is green initiative that and aims to create awareness among citizens about health and fitness for people of all ages and sensitizes them towards eco-friendly transportation options like cycling. Participants were spread over about 25 different categories and sub-categories for men and women, with a total of 60 winners. Paashin came in third in the Men’s 50 km category, doing 3 laps in 1.49 minutes, from amongst 474 other co-participants.

A student at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Paashin is pursuing Bachelors of Vocational Engineering (Automobile Servicing) and has been a passionate cyclist since 2017. His talents also extend to wood-work carving and he wishes to pursue a career in cycling as a professional athlete.

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