Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality Gulf Cup Rowing Races were held on the coastal part of Sekapark Kite Hill on Saturday, July 2, in cooperation with Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality and Turkish Rowing Federation. 13 athletes participated in the races, where registrations were obtained through the Turkish Rowing Federation, which consists of 8 clubs and 232 categories. The Gulf Cup Rowing Races, which are expected to be the scene of great competition and excitement, started at 11.00:XNUMX. Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Assoc. Dr. Tahir Büyükakın, Chamber of Shipping Kocaeli Branch President Vedat Doğusel, Kocaeli Provincial Youth and Sports Deputy Director Ziyaülhak Sarıgül, Rowing Provincial Representative Murat Günalp, club presidents, representatives and athletes.
“WE WILL MAKE IT THE CAPITAL OF WATER SPORTS”
Organized in cooperation with Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality and Turkish Rowing Federation, the races were held with the participation of Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tahir Büyükakın. President Büyükakın came to the area where the races were held and greeted all the athletes. Meeting the interest of the athletes, President Büyükakın said, “We are taking firm steps towards making Kocaeli the capital of water sports. We will continue to organize these and similar events on the way to becoming the center of water sports. I wish success to our athletes who participated in the Gulf Cup rowing races.” said. Then, he launched the 4x+Sea Rowing Men's race by launching the canoe boat with the athletes.
ATHLETES COMPETE IN 2000M AND 4000M
13 clubs competed in 8 categories in Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality Gulf Cup Rowing Races. Young Men 8+ category in rowing races 2000m. 4x+Sea Rowing Junior Men, 4x+Sea Rowing Junior Women, 4x+Sea Rowing Master Men, 4x+Sea Rowing Master Women, 4x+Sea Rowing Master Mix, 4x+Sea Rowing Women, 4x+Sea Rowing Men race 4000m He also rowed.
İZMIT SUMERSPOR HAS THE CUP IN ROAD RACES
The teams that ranked first in each category were awarded a medal, and the team that finished first in each category was awarded the Kocaeli Gulf Cup. According to the competition instructions of the Turkish Rowing Federation, the teams ranked in the top six received 12, 10, 7, 5, 3, 2 points, respectively. Izmit Sümerspor Club, which came first in every category, won the Gulf Cup. According to the ranking of the club with the most points after a total of 1 races, the 8st Izmit Sümerspor club was awarded 1 double rows, the 3nd place Altınboynuz club 2 double rows, and the 2rd Fenerbahçe club 3 double rowing was awarded.