Erciyes hosted the IXS Downhill Cycling European Cup competitions which took place in Kayseri for the first time outside the European continent. Mayor of Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality Mamdouh Büyükkılıç'ın, Erciyes in his speech at the award ceremony of the championship is the only downhill trails with Turkey, he said.
IXS European Downhill Cup excitement of one of the most prestigious events in the international sports community in Turkey was held at Erciyes Bike Park where the only downhill biking trails. Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality and Erciyes Inc. International Cycling Federation (Union Cycliste Internationale) UCI and Turkey Cycling Federation by the first organized by the European Cup in Turkey in challenging trails on Mount Erciyes was the scene of breathtaking images.
Competition was held on the first day of Turkey Championship. Vehbi Taşkıran was the first in the Master category, Selim Merdan was the second and Murat Bektaş was the third. In the elite category, Erdinç Karlı won the first place, İsmail Mutlu Demir took the second place and Davut Can Tayyar took the third place. In U19, Emir Melik Peker came first, Orhan Eğe Urer came second and İrfan Berkay Mutlu came third.
Downhill European Cup races were held on the second day of the event. 4 Hossein Zanjanian from Iran, Taha Ghabeli came second, Nikzadeh Hossein came in third in the Elite category.
After the competitions, the cups and medals were presented to the winners. Mayor of the Metropolitan Municipality. Memduh Büyükkılıç also participated.
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Metropolitan Mayor Büyükkılıç Erciyes, Turkey's sole center said it was downhill. Mayor Büyükkılıç expressed his pleasure in making such an important organization in Kayseri and stated that they want to diversify the activities in Erciyes.
Two days of racing at Erciyes in Germany, Switzerland, Romania, Italy, Slovenia, Poland, Cyprus, Iran and Turkey about 100 mountain bike athletes struggled. Athletes, Erciyes Bike Park 1,760 meters long and ramps, stone stairs, hard turns, tons of rocks in the specially prepared race against the challenging terrain conditions for the championship. 16 IXS Downhill Cup, which has been organized in all European countries for more than a year, is the biggest and longest races in the world.
Bringing UCI international downhill races to our country for the first time, Kayseri Erciyes A.Ş. takes its courses to the top category every year. The use of ropeway in Downhill branch and the fact that the trails are built at all technical infrastructure points make Erciyes Bike Park a good place in the global cycling community. for the first time from the world cycling map in order to allow Turkey's Erciyes Erciyes Inc., it announces the name of Turkey at this important event in mountain biking in the world.