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The sports season has started in Erciyes, which has become the center of global teams for high altitude cycling camps. The first team of the season came to Erciyes for the altitude camp from Kazakhstan.

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Erciyes High Altitude and Sports Tourism Association leads the diversification of alternative tourism and promotion of High Altitude Cycling Camping opportunities around the world in Erciyes Mountain. In Erciyes, the association carries out the professional approach of bringing sports teams from the country and abroad, creating race tracks and all kinds of sports organizations.

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    THE FIRST CYCLING TEAM OF THE SEASON FOR T...

     
    The sports season has started in Erciyes, which has become the center of global teams for high-altitude cycling camps. The Nur-Sultan Cycling Team of Kazakhstan came to Erciyes, Kayseri, again for training exercises.

    Erciyes, which has become a sporting base where mountain and nature sports can be performed in summer as well as winter sports, is the priority choice of professional cycling athletes. Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality Erciyes A.Sh. Erciyes High Altitude Camping Center, which has attracted the attention of the cycling community as a result of bicycle-oriented promotional activities initiated by the company since 2013, welcomes foreign cyclists from all over the world every year. Even in the summer of 2020 and 2021, despite the pandemic, about thirty national teams from countries such as Russia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Poland had preferred Erciyes for training.

    Erciyes presented in the most efficient environment for cycling athletes, “Sleep High, train Low” so high, sleep low by satisfying the principle of train, cycling training at 1.000 2.200 meters feet -1.400 accommodation can be performed by the authorities, and recommended at least 21 days the last high-altitude cycling too much in the world for an example of non-camp is an ideal bike alternative.

    This year, the first team of the season came to Erciyes from Kazakhstan for a high-altitude camp. Nur Sultan Cycling Team and also Kazakhstan National Veledrom Cycling Team will stay at Erciyes Mountain for about a month and do an altitude camp. Staying in a hotel located 2,200 meters from the Erciyes Ski Resort, Kazakh cyclists began their training work as soon as they arrived. The Asian Champion Artyom Zakharov, who came with the team, is also preparing for the championships in Erciyes.

    Vladimir Bushansky, coach of the Kazakhstan Trek National Team and the Nur Sultan Cycling Team, said: "We are coming to Erciyes Mountain for the 6th time for a high-altitude training camp. This is a very beautiful mountain with excellent infrastructure for our workouts. Every time we came to Erciyes, we achieved very good performances. We have felt the effect of this a lot in every race we have been to, and we have had good results. We found that hemoglobin values increased in our athletes after our training in Erciyes. After our camp activities in Erciyes, we are preparing for the championships that will be held in our country, especially the Asian Championships,"he said.

    Cycling teams from different countries of the world who have made their reservations at Erciyes hotels will also continue to come to Erciyes for high-altitude training camps in the coming days.

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    ERCIYES BECOMES A WORLD-CLASS SPORTS CAMP ...

    The Presidents of Cycling Federations and club coaches from Russia and Europe, who are conducting examinations in Erciyes for high-altitude cycling camps, will start Erciyes high-altitude camps starting from this year.

    Erciyes Tourism Center, which offers alternative opportunities for different sports with its special location and strong infrastructure, is the center of not only winter sports but also summer sports. For the first time in Turkey, bicycle tracks created according to different difficulty levels at 2,200 meters provide the best opportunities for cycling enthusiasts at the professional and amateur levels. Kayseri Erciyes A.Sh. organized by the presidents of cycling federations from Belarus, Ukraine, Latvia, Poland, Belgium, general sectors and club coaches from countries such as Erciyes for high-altitude cycling camps were examined in Erciyes. Sports authorities who stated that Erciyes has very good facilities for altitude camps, there are very wide bicycle trails in Dag.
    we are very pleased that the accommodation and facilities at an altitude of 2,200 m are very developed and all kinds of infrastructure is ready for cycling trainings. The tracks are planned and professionally prepared, and the infrastructure provides the best opportunities for athletes to prepare for the races. That is why they said that we will start bringing our athletes for high-altitude training in Erciyes, which is very rich in natural beauties, starting from this year.

    Erciyes A., Who said that Erciyes is rapidly moving towards becoming a worldwide sports camp center.Sh. Direction.Krl.Bshk. Dr.Murat Cahid Cingı said, "Besides being our flagship ski and winter sports in Erciyes, we have created a huge environment where dozens of sporting activities, especially mountain biking, can be done with the bicycle trails that we have prepared in the summer. The presidents of cycling federations from abroad really liked these trails that we have created.the cycling national teams of the countries and the clubs will come to Erciyes for the high-altitude cycling camp starting from this year. Already, the Torku Cycling Team also camps in Erciyes two times every year. We are very hopeful about this process. Thanks to the worldwide investments of Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality, Erciyes will be the favorite of sports and athletes for four seasons. Especially when the camp center, where all kinds of sports such as football fields and swimming pools that have been completed by the Metropolitan again, will be held, will be a universal sports center without precedent in the world, and we will host the most famous teams from all over the world in Kayseri,”he said. At the end of the meeting, the presidents of the federation Erciyes A.Sh. he's with Dr.They expressed their gratitude to Murat Cahid Cingi for providing them with this opportunity and gave their national jerseys as a gift

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