Kayseri 20-21-22 September 11 Grand Prix Erciyes and Tour of Kayseri international road cycling races 100 athletes from the country was the scene of the struggle.
Erciyes, which has become the center of global cycling teams for high altitude training camps, reinforces its image with international competitions. Kayseri, which hosted international road cycling competitions that scored the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in the previous week, 20-21-22 was the scene of the struggle of master pedalists from all over the world with the Grand Prix Erciyes and Tour of Kayseri races in September.
International Cycling Union UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale), organized by the Cycling Federation and Turkey, Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality, Erciyes Inc. and Velo Erciyes, and with the support of public institutions and organizations, the races took place in three stages. In addition to the competitions, Turkey; 11 professional cycling athletes from 100 countries, including Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Morocco, Iraq and Algeria. Turkish athletes approached the Olympics with their scores in these races.
The races started with the 143 kilometer-long Grand Prix Erciyes tour ended with 133 km on the second day and 153 km of Tour of Kayseri on the third day. In the Grand Prix Erciyes stage, Nikolai Shumov of Belarus National Team won the first place, Onur Balkan of Salcano Sakarya Metropolitan Cycling Team came second and Ahmet Örken of the same team came third. The best cycling team received the VIB Sports Cycling Team from Bahrain, while the youngest athlete was Azen Gabiden from the Kazakhstan National Track.
In the first stage of the Tour of Kayseri tour, Stanislau Bazhkou of Belarus National Team came first, Ahmet Örken of Salcano Sakarya Metropolitan Bicycle Team came second and Azen Gabiden of Kazakhstan National Track came third.
Mayor of Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality The second stage of the Tour of Kayseri tour, which Memduh Büyükkılıç started with the Governor of Kayseri Şehmus Günaydın, was won by the Honorary Chairman of Salcano Sakarya Metropolitan Cycling Team. Oğuzhan Tiryaki of the same team came in second and Elchin Asadov of VIB Sports Cycling Team came in third. Salcano Sakarya Metropolitan Bicycle Team achieved the success of being the best team of 'Tour Of Kayseri' race.