📩 02/10/2023 14:47
'Pro Beach Tour Mersin Stage', organized in cooperation with Mersin Metropolitan Municipality and Turkish Volleyball Federation, ended with all the excitement. The champions of the 'Pro Beach Tour Mersin Stage', where the teams competed fiercely for 3 days and witnessed exciting matches, lifted their trophies at Erdemli Kızkalesi beach. The athletes were also satisfied with the 'Pro Beach Tour Mersin Stage', which started on September 29 and ended on October 1. The athletes expressed their gratitude to Mersin Metropolitan Municipality for organizing such a beautiful organization.
A total of 200 thousand TL prize money was given
A total of 200 thousand TL prize money was given to the athletes in the beach volleyball held at Kızkalesi Beach. This year, 7 different countries participated in the 'Pro Beach Tour Mersin Stage'; A total of 52 teams, including 12 athletes, 14 women's and 26 men's teams, participated.
Ksenia Mazur and Anna Kelchenko in the women's category; Hasan Hüseyin Mermer and Sefa Uğurlu from Equator Group came first in the Men's Category.
Awards were presented to the athletes
Awards, medals and cups to the athletes who ranked in the tournament; Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Youth and Sports Services Department Head Emrullah Taşkın, Turkish Volleyball Federation Mersin Provincial Representative Nurten Keskin, Turkish Volleyball Federation Deputy President Alper Sedat Aslandaş, Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Erdemli Coordinator Vedat Uzunbağ and Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Youth and Sports Services Department Youth and Sports The services were provided by Branch Manager Bünyamin Gökayaz.
By Alper Sedat Aslandas, Deputy President of the Turkish Volleyball Federation; The plaque, which was given to Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Vahap Seçer on behalf of the Turkish Volleyball Federation, was received by Mersin Metropolitan Municipality Youth and Sports Services Department Head Emrullah Taşkın.
During the tournament, Emrullah Taşkın, Head of the Youth and Sports Services Department, and Alper Sedat Aslandaş, Deputy President of the Turkish Volleyball Federation, presented plaques to each other; Head of Youth and Sports Services Department Taşkın also gave a plaque of appreciation to Turkish Volleyball Federation Mersin Provincial Representative Nurten Keskin.
Taşkın: “It was a very good organization”
Emrullah Taşkın, Head of the Youth and Sports Services Department, stated that the 3-day tournament went very well and said, “We have come to the end of a large and international organization. It was a very nice organization. With his happiness, we are here today and will bid farewell to our guests. Starting tomorrow, we are starting to prepare for other big organizations. We also have other international organizations. "See you in other big organizations in the coming days," he said and thanked those who contributed to the tournament.
Mazur: “It is really nice to experience the feeling of being a champion”
Ksenie Mazur, from the team that came first in the women's category, evaluated the championship and the tournament; “We are very happy to become champions and participate in this tournament. We would like to thank both the Turkish Volleyball Federation and Mersin Metropolitan Municipality for inviting us here. Yes, we became champions, but we had a really hard time until we became champions. Also, of course, all teams want to be champions, but it was really nice for us to experience this feeling as well. As Ukraine, it was really important for us that the Turkish audience supported us and we felt it too; This is partly because of the war. “We are very happy to feel their support behind us,” he said.
Mermer: “3 days were great”
Hasan Hüseyin Mermer, from the team that came first in the men's category, said, “3 days were great. It was very windy and it became even more difficult for us to play volleyball, but we overcame it and became champions. Being in Mersin has always been beneficial for us. "We are happy to be in Mersin," he said, also evaluating the support of the Metropolitan Municipality; “Playing against Maiden's Castle was a great thing for us, being in a beautiful view and playing on natural sand. "I congratulate the Metropolitan Municipality, they organized a very nice tournament," he said.
Çakmak: “The organization was very good”
Resimye Çakmak, one of the players of the team that came second in the women's category, shared her opinions about the tournament and said, “One of the last tournaments I played was the Mersin Stage. I opened with the Mersin Stage again. The organization was great, it's incredible and everyone is watching the matches and supporting us. We would like to thank the Metropolitan Municipality separately. The organization was excellent. I hope we will be together here again next year, and I would like to thank the Metropolitan Mayor. "Hopefully, we will see each other again next year and I would like to receive the cup from our President at the podium," he said.