📩 28/10/2023 12:25
Kadıköy Municipality is located on the Fenerbahçe Peninsula, where the first official sailing races in Turkey were held. Kadıköy It organizes the Republic Cup Sailing Races. Approximately 100 athletes, including national and Olympic athletes, participate in the races held within the scope of the 250th Anniversary celebrations of the Republic.
It hosted Turkey's first official sailing races on August 12, 1932, with the encouragement of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder of the Republic of Turkey and our eternal leader. Kadıköyis hosting a very special event on the 100th anniversary of our Republic. Kadıköy The Municipality organized the first one this year together with the Turkish Sailing Federation. Kadıköy Republic Cup Sailing Races are held in 7 classes and 14 categories. Approximately 29 athletes, including national and Olympic athletes, are competing in the races held at Fenerbahçe Park Cape and will end on October 250, Republic Day. sailors, Kadıköy The official parade is getting ready to take place off the coast of Kalamış Bay at 29 on Sunday, October 09.30, the last day of the Republic Cup Sailing Races.
Kadıköy Mayor Av. Şerdil Dara Odabaşı started the Kadıköy In his statement before the Republic Cup Sailing Races, KadıköyHe said that they, as the municipality, want to provide all their support for the revival of sailing sports in . Odabaşı said, “For the first time in our country, an official sailing race KadıköyIt was held on this peninsula in . It is a race that also has meaning for us. We are both celebrating the first time and reviving this cup in its 100th year. This peninsula is a place allocated to clubs by Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk for the development of sailing. In this respect, this place is very meaningful. We were first a little Kadıköy We wanted to start with the cup. Before Kadıköy"We aim to activate the clubs in Istanbul and then expand this to an international scale," he said.
Sailing athlete Lila Akçor said, “It is great to celebrate our republic with such an event. It feels like Ataturk's spirit is with us along with the wind. "I am very happy to be here," he said. Another athlete, Osman Reşat Kozikoğlu, said: “It is incredibly valuable to have such a race on the 100th anniversary of the Republic. It is very meaningful to be where Atatürk pointed out and to participate in this race. "We always hold races, but these races held on the 100th anniversary of the Republic are more important than all of them," he said.