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Turkmenistan will host the World Cycling Championship

05.03.2020 38 просмотров

Large-scale competitions will take place next year.


The country was chosen by the International Cycling Union. According to its president, David Lappartien, this decision was made because Ashgabat has "one of the most beautiful velodromes in the world."

Road Cycling Championship
Held in Ashgabat
"We must be open to development in all directions and use the unifying function of sport, which is designed to promote dialogue," says the head of the union.  

Last summer another achievement of Turkmenistan was included in the Guinness Book of Records — The longest one-line bicycle parade was held in the country, REGNUM reminds.

It should be noted that President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov is a big fan of cycling and is actively trying to popularize it among the population of the country by regularly organizing nationwide bike rides.
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