The Embassy of Turkmenistan in Georgia held a cycling race dedicated to the World Bicycle Day

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Tuesday, 04 June 2019 11:08

On June 3, 2019, in Tbilisi Olympic Sports Center the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Georgia with the assistance of Georgian National bicycle federation held the cycling race dedicated to the World Bicycle Day.

The representatives of Georgian National bicycle federation, athletes and coaches of Georgia took participation in this event, which was covered by the local media.

Before the start of the race, it was noted that the World Bicycle Day was established by the Resolution of the UN General Assembly on the initiative of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. This historical event is another evidence of growing international authority of Turkmenistan and its commitment to the principles of peace-loving, humanity and efficient cooperation. 

Speakers noted that Turkmenistan pays a great attention to the development of cycling. The country realizes programme measures for the popularization of cycling and attraction of whole population especially the youth to this environmentally friendly sport. At the same time, the merit of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov - an active promoter of cycling, an initiator of regular cycling races and cycling holidays, in which the head of state participates directly, was particularly emphasized.

The participants of the cycling race noted that this sports event is another step in strengthening friendship and cooperation between our countries, as well as promoting sport and a healthy lifestyle.

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