Chinese riders gaining experience in the Ladies Tour of Qatar

China Chongming team is hoping to move up a level after racing with European squads in the Ladies Tour of Qatar. Photos by Gregor Brown and Yuzuru Sunada

The China Chongming team is racing on its continent in the Ladies Tour of Qatar, but is 4000 miles away from home and several levels below the competition like English race leader Lizzie Armitstead.

"We ride at the back of the pack because we need more experience and training," Yue Bai said, "and we are scared to move to the front."

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