- Category: Gran Fondo Cyprus
- Published: Tuesday, 31 January 2017 16:12
Do you like the colours of the Cycling Jersey of Cyprus Gran Fondo, part of the UCI Gran Fondo World Series?
Registrations for the Volkswagen Cyprus Cycling Tour 2016 - Now Open
The town and region of Pafos will play host to the prestigious road cycling event that will run between April 1st and 3rd
For the fifth straight year, between April 1st and 3rd 2016, the Volkswagen Cyprus Cycling Tour will take place. The registration for the race is now open for all. The 2016 event will feature important changes, compared to previous years, such as longer timed sections and Pafos hosting the entire tour. The start for all three days is set in front of the coastal town’s medieval castle.
The Cyprus Gran Fondo will now be featured for a second year in 2018 among the 19 biggest cycling events of the UCI, of which 10 are held in Europe. These events act as qualifiers for the world amateur championship to be held each year.
Every rider who qualifies for the World Championships, through the Cyprus Gran Fondo, will receive a commemorative UCI Gran Fondo World Series medal whereas all riders will receive a participant's medal from the Cyprus Gran Fondo 2018!
After five years of continuous development and successful organization of the VW Cyprus Cycling Tour now ranks among the largest cycling events for amateurs, the racing series of the International Cycling Union, the UCI Gran Fondo World Series.
To VW Cyprus Cycling Tour, as Cyprus Gran Fondo will now be featured in 2017 among the 19 biggest cycling events of the UCI, of which 10 are held in Europe. These events act as qualifiers for the world amateur championship to be held in August 2017 in Albi, France. All participants of Cyprus Gran Fondo will have the opportunity to earn their qualification in the Gran Fondo World Championship.
Two top Russian cyclists were the winners of the Volkswagen Cyprus Cycling Tour 2015 on Sunday, bringing to a close yet another successful cycling event on the island.
Roman Paramonov, who rides for the Russian national cycling team, took first place in the men’s category while his compatriot and fellow national team rider Guzel Akhmadulina was the winner in the women’s category.