Gran Fondo Kuwait, Stage 2 of the Gran Fondo World Tour
Gran Fondo World Tour (GFWT) an international series of Gran Fondo events that are taking place in 3 continents, 6 countries and thousands of participants. GFWT has 6 stages and last week it was stage 2, Gran Fondo Kuwait
The Gran Fondo Kuwait is the second of 6 events, the first in Barcelona, the second Kuwait with stages in Norway, Italy and the United States of American and then Kazakstan.
The mens 50 km race consisted of 7 laps of a 7.2 km circuit in the city near the University of the Middle East which involved more than 300 cyclists. Thanks to the Ministry of the Interior, the roads were closed to provide safety all of the participants. In addition to that the Ministry of Health were on site to provide first aid cover.
Cyclists from all over the Middle East and Internationally took part in the race. In the race Ruins Bahraini Saad came first, Macedon Nicholas second and Abdirisak Al-Khalidi in third place.
Renata Czech was the first in the womens race.
Thanks to Public Authority for Sports the top 20 winners of both Male and Female categories will got prizes, in addition to a special custom made medal for all participants