International Recognition for Cyprus cycling
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.
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 first ever VW Cyprus Cycling Tour – Cyprus Gran Fondo 2017!
New age categories and new rider groups
Due to the increased participation throughout the years and the diversity among the participants in terms of target and experience, in 2017 new groups will be introduced. The “Expert Group” and the “Sportive Group” will differ in nature and composition. Stay tuned for more details that will help you decide which to go for!
More info and packages coming soon!