Registration for the Light Cycling Cup Ends on Wednesday

The test that scores for the national ranking will happen on November 2 at the Botafogo Cove

Registration for the Cycling Light Cup race ends on Wednesday, 29. About 500 cyclists divided into 17 categories are expected for the seventh edition of the Cycling Light Cup.The test will be carried out in a 4.38-km flat circuit plotted at Botafogo Bay. The winners will be distributed prizes that total R $ 30 thousand.

The novelty of the 2014 edition is the division of the Open Female category into A (up to 39 years) and B (from 40 years).

The registrations can be made on the website out site. for R $ 80. The Light Cup is especially interesting for the elite, as it adds points to the national ranking in class 3 (scores for the national ranking of the 1st to 15th position of each category and state ranking from 1st to 30th place).

The kilometers traveled vary by category. The longest race is the Men’s Elite with 65.7 km (15 laps); The shortest is the Women’s Open with 13.14 km (3 laps).

“The Cycling Light Cup has already entered the official calendar of the city’s sport. It is a very respected and considered the most charming race in Brazil. This is the second year we are going to promote the competition at the Botafogo Bay. The athletes love the visual”, says Luisa Jucá, organizer of the event.

Starts take place between 7am and 9:23 am at Praia de Botafogo – Avenida das Nações Unidas (height of Rua Farani). Awards ceremonies will be held between 8am and 12pm.

“As we have an intimate relationship with Rio, everything that promotes the city benefits its citizens and also Light. For more than 100 years, being part of the history of Rio de Janeiro, Light has a commitment that goes beyond providing a quality service to the population. The company is also committed to the improvement and development of its entire concession area. And that’s why Light makes a point of being connected with the energy of the sport. Sponsoring the Light Cup is an example that the company goes beyond its operational obligations and is present in projects that foster culture and sport in the Marvelous City”, says the manager of the Light Institute, Paulo Bicalho.

Light is sponsoring the competition held by the FAÇA Institute, which has the support of the Rio de Janeiro City Hall. The Cycling Light Cup is homologated by the Brazilian Cycling Confederation (CBC) and Cycling Federation of the State of Rio de Janeiro.

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