Abu Dhabi stage-one Emirati Men’s Placegetters
Friday March 9th Dubai Stage will start and finish in the Dubai Sports City residential community
Stage will decide both the Dubai Stage place-getters as well as the overall Emirati and Expatriate, Male and Female,
UAE Champions 2018
Championship open to all Amateur Cyclists, in the UAE, aged 16 years and over
Friday March 9th will see the UAE Cycling Federation’s 2-stage Dubai Eye 103.8 ‘UAE Road Cycling Championship’ crown its Inaugural Emirati and Expatriate, Male and Female champions, as well as the stage’s place-getters, at its closing Dubai stage.
To be raced over 65 kilometers on Dubai’s roads, with the Dubai Police managing rolling-road-closures (to ensure the safety of cyclists competing in the Championship), cyclists will be escorted from the Dubai Sports City residential community, south-east along Hessa Street, past The Trump Estates, at Damac Hills, out toward the Al Qudra roundabout and then return along the same route, returning to Sports City.
“We have been delighted with the response to, and support of the Federation’s Inaugural UAE Road Cycling Championship.” commented Osama Al Shafar, President UAE Cycling Federation. “Abu Dhabi was exceptionally rewarding with such quality cyclists from both our Emirati and Expatriate communities competing, and we look forward to seeing such talent lining up on the Dubai starting line.” “We are looking forward to recognising, and honouring Dubai’s stage winners, all age-group winners and the victorious UAE Road Cycling Champions on Friday.” added Al Shafar.
The Championship is open to all amateur and experienced cyclists across the UAE, aged 16 years and over with age category glory for males and females up for grabs. The challenge event, within the Championship sees all finishers receive medals, while the Dubai stage-winners and the overall Champions will be recognised at the final stage. Stages are timed using ProChip by Sports Timing Services, the lowest accumulating time over the two stages will decide the Dubai Eye 103.8 Inaugural UAE Road Cycling Championship (2018) Champions.