2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, the last races of international road cycling competitions held in Kayseri. In the three-day event, 10 90 professional athletes from the country 430 km pedaled. These races were marked by Turkish athletes.
International Cycling Union UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale), and by Turkey Cycling Federation, Kayseri Governorship, Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality, Erciyes Inc., Velo Erciyes cooperation Rate Development Agency, Devel Municipality, Ramada Resort Erciyes, Tekden Hospital, Provincial Health Directorate with public institutions and the Grand Prix Velo Erciyes and Tour of Central Anatolia road biking races, which were held with the support of the organizations, were completed.
participated in the competitions of cyclists from around the world, Switzerland, Slovakia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Morocco and Turkey, including 10 professional athletes from 90 countries participated. Master pedals fought fiercely in Kayseri for three days to score points for the Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan in 2020. Turkish athletes achieved significant advantages for the Olympics by scoring important points against rival teams.
The races started with the 143 kilometer-long Grand Prix Velo Erciyes tour ended with 133 km on the second day and 153 km-long Tour of Central Anatolia on the second day.
As a result of the competitions, Grand Prix Velo Erciyes stage was honored by Onur Balkan from Salcano Sakarya Metropolitan Cycling Team, Patrik Tybor (Slovakia) from Dukla Banska Bystrica, and Stanislau Bazhkou from Belarus National Team. The best cycling team winner was Dukla Banska Bystrica from Slovakia, while the Youngest Athlete received the award from the Moroccan Cycling National Team, Qussama Khafi.
Mayor of Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality Memduh Büyükkılıç, the first stage of the Tour of Central Anatolia tour started by Kayseri Governor Şehmus Günaydın, Ahmet Örken from Salcano Sakarya Metropolitan Cycling Team, Stanislau Bazhkou from Belarus National Team and Onur Balkan from Salcano Sakarya Metropolitan Cycling Team third. finished. Halil İbrahim Dilek from Torku Şekerspor Cycling Team won the Youngest Athlete Award of the Stage.
On the second stage of the Tour of Central Anatolia tour, Onur Balkan from Salcano Sakarya Metropolitan Cycling Team took the first place, Nikolai Shumov from Belarus National Team and Ahmet Örken third from Salcano Sakarya Metropolitan Cycling Team. Sakarya Metropolitan Cycling Team also became the Best Team in its two-day lap. Oğuzhan Tiryaki from the same team also received the Youngest Athlete award.
Foreign cycling teams from all over the world are continuing their preparations at Grand Prix Erciyes on September 20, and at the High Altitude Training Camp in Erciyes for the Tour of Kayseri competitions on September 21-22.