The Embassy of Turkmenistan in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia organized a bicycle ride in celebration of World Bicycle Day.

Representatives of the Humanitarian Association of World Turkmens and activists of the Turkmen diaspora in Saudi Arabia, representatives of scientific, cultural and non-governmental organizations took part in the bicycle ride at the prestigious sports club of Al Faisaliah.

Before the start of bicycle ride, the participants were briefed on the pace of development of mass sports and health movement and sports in Turkmenistan. It was stressed that through the UN Resolution declaring June 3 as World Bicycle Day the international community welcomed and supported the large-scale work carried out in Turkmenistan on development of sports-recreational movement and establishment of cooperation in this area between states and peoples.

Then, the cyclists raced at different distances. Participating in the event were not only the adult participants but also very young once who demonstrated their skills. All participants were presented with sport caps and T-shirts with the emblem of 2018 “Turkmenistan is the heart of the Great Silk Road” as well as reference and information brochures.