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Gran Fondo Kazakhstan

Gran Fondo Kazakhstan

May 26 - May 27 2018
Taldykurgan, Kazakhstan

The route of Gran Fondo Kazakhstan Tour of Zhetysu is laid along the most picturesque places of the Almaty region. Hills, steep ascents and smooth descents are a unique asphalt road that will not bore your participants!

The history of mass participation Gran Fondo's began in Italy more than 100 years ago. During this time, the events have become more popular in Europe and around the world, from Italy to South Africa, from California to New Zealand. With special energy, atmosphere, and the enthusiasm of the participants and support of the audience - it's why it has conquered so many countries, where dozens of Gran Fondo races are now held.

Finally, it has come to us! A Gran Fondo is not only a fascinating bike ride, but also an excellent opportunity for each participant to prove himself and set his personal best!

Alexander Vinokurov launched the first Gran Fondo in Central Asia with the first edition of Gran Fondo Kazakhstan-Tour of Zhetysu in 2016. Taldykurgan, the capital city of Almaty region, hosted the first ever Gran Fondo event in Central Asia. 157 participants opened a new page on the history of non-professional cycling with the event, closing the 2016 edition of Gran Fondo World Tour ® Series. 

The Kazakh event was possible thanks to the support of  the Almaty Region Authority, and had the presence of the Deputy Governor Serik Turdailev as participant on the bike and announced the next edition of the event expected to be May 26-27 2018.

With Alexander Vinokurov on the start line of the 110 km, the two days event closed with a criterium with the top ranked of the time trial section on Saturday 1st October in the capital of Almaty region. The event was marked with a moderated lateral wind on the last part and asked the best performance from the participants. Together with the Olympic champion Vinokurov, who was on the start line wiuth two other top Kazakh cyclists, Maxim Iglinskiy and Vadim Kravchenko, both important cyclists onh the track with the Soviet Union Team.

The winners for the men was Bakhtiar Mamyrov, Gennady Krupyakov and Sergey Boronin. Situated in different ages categories.

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Gran Fondo Kazakhstan

 
Routes: 110 km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
 
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Start Address: Taldykurgan, Kazakhstan
 
 
 
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