Sport Life Group

The Cycling Capital

May 25, 2011

On the 28th and 29th of May, Kyiv hosts the International cycling competitions on the highway as well as the III Tour (Criterium) of the Ukrainian Cycling Championship.

Over 10,000 participants aged 6 to 75 from different countries will participate in this bicycles parade.

The programme of events :

May 28:

• 10:00 – Cycling parade to be routed: the European square, Khreshchatyk street, Krasnoarmeyskaya Str., Lev Tolstoy Str., Vladimirskaya Str., Michaylovskaya square (judging from the number of applications more than 10 thousands of  bicycle fans are going to take part in the parade).

• 10:40 Kids Bike Race (Independence Square) The participants of the race are children of the Ministry of Interior  emploees killed in the line of duty and orphan children (all the previously registered  participants will receive a bike as a gift and also some other sponsor gifts)

• 11:00 The International cycling competition on the highway, devoted to the Day of Kyiv (Ukraine champinship final), to be routed: Independence Square, Khreshchatyk Str., B. Vasilkovskaya Str., Lev Tolstoy Square, B. Vasilkovskaya Str., Khreshchatyk Str., the European square  (more than 150 athletes from Russia, Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine are expected to be ivolved, in accordasnce with the preliminary applications)
• 11:00 to 13:00 - registration of the free lottery participants (Independence Square); participants will be prized by sponsors.

May 29:
• 10:00 International group race «Race Horizon Park», to be routed: Grinchenko Str., Krasnozvezdny avenue, A. Golovko Str.,  Protasov Yar Str. (length of the race - 140 km, or 20 laps). According to preliminary applications more than150 athletes from Russia, Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine will be ivolved.
• 10:00 13:00 raffle for a free lottery (4a, Grinchenko Str.)

Organizers:

• Ukrainian Ministry of Education, Science, Youth and Sport;
• Kyiv City State Administration;
• Cycling Federation of Ukraine;
• Horizon Park
• Sport Life