The Abu Dhabi Cycling Club held a ride for about 300 cyclists on the island of Al Hudayriat on Saturday, on the occasion of World Cycling Day. This event is sponsored by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council and in collaboration with the UAE Tour and is hosted by Aref Hamad Al Awani, Secretary General of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, and in the presence of Alnekhaira Alkhyeli, CEO of the Abu Dhabi Cycling Club , initiated. In the 40 km parade on Al Hudayriat Island, more than 300 riders took part, from professionals to amateurs. The event, held for the first time in Abu Dhabi, supports the vision of the UAE and the Abu Dhabi Cycling Club to raise cycling awareness as a unique way to promote a healthy lifestyle.
Al Awani praised the club for expanding the scope of cycling, and the work of organizing events and competitions, discovering talents and forming sports teams associated with the club, and raising community awareness of this sport. improve. Alkhyeli added that cycling has spread widely in the United Arab Emirates following the COVID-19 pandemic, and that the UAE could become a global hub attracting professional cyclists and enthusiasts. He stressed that this event was arranged under strict precautions and strictly preventive procedures.