The organization, which begins in Bodrum on April 10, will end in Istanbul on April 17, after traveling 1308 kilometers.
Prior to the April tour, an organization press conference was held at the Ataturk Cultural Center. Twenty-five teams from 14 countries, a total of 175 athletes, will compete in an organization of world-leading professional teams, world and Olympic medalists, Turkish athletes and young talent.
Twelve professional teams and six continental teams will compete in Peloton on the Turkey Tour, which will feature seven world tour teams.
The tour of Turkey’s renewed stage track is as follows:
-April 10: Bodrum-Kusadasi
-April 11: Selçuk (Ephesus)-Alaçatı
-April 12: Cesme-Izmir (Karşıyaka)
-April 13: Izmir (Konak)-Manisa (Spill)
-April 14: Manisa-Ayvalik
-April 15: Edremit (Aksai) – Ejeabato (57th Regiment Martyrdom)
-April 16: Garipoli-Tekirdag
-April 17: Istanbul-Istanbul
“We host the best in the world”
“Our country is a wonderful place where geography, climate, nature and history connect the two continents,” said Bilal Schenturk, Presidential Staff and Principles General Manager, who will welcome the world’s best cyclists within the organization. Decorating with information allows this interest to lead to a variety of wealth. Tourism is one of them. In addition to nature and history tourism, there is also sports tourism.
At the Turkish President Cycling Tour, held with the support of our President, we will host the best in this field in the world. It will be a very big event. Our state, especially President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is very supportive of cycling, as is the case in all areas of sport.
We hope that this organization, which contributes to the development of sports, will succeed by contributing to the promotion of various beauty in our country and appealing to people of all ages, especially in finding a response to cycling.
This year there is a special course with the Canakkale Bridge. Canakkale is very important in our history. It was a very important line of defense for those who saw our hometown with vulgar motives. However, it will be a place to welcome those who love their hearts. The organization crosses the Canakkale Bridge and connects both sides by bicycle. This year’s tour will end in Istanbul from Bodrum, but I think it will be held in other parts of our country in the future. “
“I repeat, it will surprise the whole world.”
Bünyamin Bozgeyik, Chairman of the SporToto Organization, said the level of success in Turkish sports has increased. First year.
The standards for success in sports are rising day by day. We connect more talents and sports every day. There are more states, districts, neighborhoods, villages, facilities, sports halls, courts, fields, tracks and pools. Our abilities, knowledge and experience in sports tourism and organization are increasing day by day.
Turkish President Cycling Tour; It has been organized consistently for 57 years and its quality is improving every year. The organization reaches millions of households by broadcasting live in 190 countries on five continents. The unique location of our hometown captivates the whole world with live broadcasts. Only the final summary of the previous organization reached 52 million households. There is extraordinary success. Twenty-five teams from 14 countries will participate in the 57th Turkish President Cycling Tour. The best players in the world pedal on the toughest stages in the world. Every year, we are proud to host an event that reveals such value. We wish the organization good luck and the success of all athletes competing.
Over the last 20 years, we have made strategic moves at all branches. Turkey is in a sporting revolution like no other in the world. The same process is also a problem in the bicycle industry. Cycling is one of the sports we pay close attention to and encourage people to stop. We will bring Japan’s first Olympic-sized bicycle race track facility to Konya. Hopefully we are nearing the end of its construction. It is one of the most comprehensive keirin racetracks in Europe and serves all people. With a capacity of 2,329 tribune, a 250-meter wooden track, fitness, training and seminar halls, all facilities that athletes may need at the Olympic level are available at this facility. It will help train new athletes and champions to represent our country in the cycling sector. “
“I am very happy with the quality of the participants.”
Emin Muftoor, Chairman of the Turkish Cycling Federation, stated that he would carefully emphasize the historical richness of Turkey when deciding on a track, saying, “Preparing before the Turkish President’s Cycling Tour, one of our honorary organizations. We are nearing the end .. Thanks to the representatives of the local government hosting our stage and our youth sports minister, Dr. Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu, who is a public institution.
Created with comprehensive and meticulous care by the board and technical team, our track received very positive comments from a professional team and participating cyclists. I am very pleased with the interest in this direction and the quality of the participating teams. In deciding on a track route this year, we took care to emphasize both the historic richness of the country and the beauty of nature. In addition, by signing another innovation, we will cross the two bridges between Anatolia and Europe and draw attention to our strategic location and transportation network infrastructure.
This year’s 57th organization, the Galipoli Stage, will end with the 57th Infantry Regiment Martyrdom. In this way, a historic stage that emphasizes the value of these lands to our country in commemoration of the legendary 57th Infantry Regiment and the victory of the Canakkale Navy, which blocked the landing of Anzac a century ago and suffered great losses. Will be. Sports opportunities. “.
“The stage is more difficult than the previous year”
Race director Mutlu Erçevik pointed out that more challenging stages are waiting for cyclists than in the previous year, “This year, cyclists are expecting more challenging stages than in the previous year. 2022 Tracks intensify sports competition and the spread of the country and cycling We proceed to Thrace, one of the tourism and trade centers of the Aegean region, and then to Istanbul, the cultural center. ..
Hill Premium for mountaineering master cyclists will be held in Şirince, Spill Mountain National Park, Tekirdag, Gelibolu and Kaz Mountain. The Karşıyaka, Alaçatı, Ayvalık and Istanbul stages will be the stars of a powerful sprinter with a breathtaking sprint finish.
Swimwear in the general category of our organization will be turquoise again. So, once again, the color of our company will be the general classification leader for racing, “he said.