World Motocross Championship (MXGP) and NG Afyon Sports and Motorcycle Festival were held in Afyonkarahisar with the participation of 40 thousand spectators.
World Motocross Championship (MXGP) was held for the second time in Afyonkarahisar under the auspices of the Presidency. Turkey Motorcycle Federation and by the Municipality of Afyonkarahisar Afyon Motor Sports in conjunction with the Sport and Motorcycle championship Center NG Afyon 40 thousand people visited the festival. Sports Toto, Total, Misli.com, NG Afyon, Turkcell, PTT, Turksat, Monster Energy, Yamaha, Motovento, Anlas, Budan, ECC Tour supported by Ministry of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Afyonkarahisar Municipality and Afyonkarahisar Governorship , Ikbal, Ozerband, Park Afyon, Park Hayat Hospital, Hurriyet and Hurriyet Daily News, the media sponsored championship held close to 100'e foreign athletes competed.
“ORGANIZATION WAS EXCELLENT IN ALL WAYS”
Youth and Sports Minister Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu: “This track in Afyonkarahisar is indeed one of the important tracks in the world for motor sports. I see that we have successfully completed this organization with both our facilities, the quality of the organization, our host, and the hospitality of Afyonkarahisar people. ” Stating that the organization is perfect in all aspects, Minister Kasapoğlu said, “We met with the manager in the international federation. 'I have not seen any flaws,' he said. In this respect, I would like to thank Afyonkarahisar community, Governorship, Municipality, deputies and our Motorcycle Federation. As a country, we can organize every organization in its most beautiful form. ” he spoke.
“I AM A GREAT GUARD TO THE MOTORCYCLE FEDERATION'S ASSOCIATION”
Stating that sports investments in Afyonkarahisar have been huge in the last 18 years, Kasapoğlu said, “We will continue to host not only motor sports, but also in many branches not only in Afyonkarahisar, but also with our facilities and quality all over our country.” said. Explaining that the patronage of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan added strength to the organization, Kasapoğlu said: “I am grateful to all the managers of Afyonkarahisar and the dedication of our Motorcycle Federation. I hope we will continue to host by folding next year. Our Afyonkarahisar is a city that is ready to host not only in this organization but also in many branches. I want to invite the sports community to Afyonkarahisar. ” Minister Kasapoğlu then visited the stands in the event area.
“THIS SUCCESS IS ALL AFYONKARAHISARLI”
Mayor Mehmet Zeybek, evaluating the World Motocross Championship, pointed out that the organization of such a giant organization in our city for the second time was a great success. Başarı This success is of Afyonkarahisarlılar. I would like to thank everyone who contributed on behalf of my fellow countrymen.. Mayor Zeybek said that the championship made a significant contribution to Afyonkarahisar's economy and trade and added that the championship added value to our country's value.
PRESIDENT UÇAR: HONOR AND PRIDE
Turkey Motorcycle Federation (TMF) President Bekir Yunus Ucar, a second world championship as they feel honored and proud association noted that the organization experienced the joy of performing. Expressing that they enjoy the meeting of the world under the roof of motorcycle sports in Afyonkarahisar, Uçar said, “It is a great honor for us to organize an organization under the auspices of the Presidency this year. It was a great pleasure for us to explain Turkish youth and Turkish sports from Afyonkarahisar to 186 countries in total with live broadcasts lasting for hours. Being here with the World Women's Championships, Youth Championships and technical team of 500 people in total, once again demonstrated our country's ability to make a strong sports organization. I hope that next year, we will try to do the best in motor sports with a much larger organization with a much larger participation. I would like to thank our sponsors who supported us. ”
CHAMPIONS HAVE BEEN SPECIFIED IN AFYONKARAHİSAR
At the 17th leg of the World Championship, the Dutch Jeffery Herlings came first with 35.07 and again, Glenn Coldenhoff from the Netherlands, and Slovenian Tim Gajser third. Spanish Jorge Prado Garcia completed the 2th leg of the World Junior Championship (MX17) in the first place. French Tom Vialle was second in the fight and Roan Van De Moosdijk from the Netherlands was third. New Zealander Courtney Duncan at the World Women's Championship and Dutch Mike Kras at the European Motocross Championship were the champions of 2019.
EVENTS EVERYTHING FROM 7 TO 70
Fedon, Aleyna Tilki and Murat Boz gave concerts and Monster Energy, Total and Misli.com events gave visitors unforgettable moments. Camping Area, Zipline, Climbing Wall, Children's Activities, Motorcycle Training for Children, Sports Federation's events and free activities took place in NG Afyon Sports and Motorcycle Festival for three days.