Registration Open for the Cycling Light Cup

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

About 500 cyclists divided into 17 categories are expected for the seventh edition of the Cycling Light Cup. The competition will be held in a 4.38-km flat circuit 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).

Amateur and elite athletes can register until October 29 at  out site  for R $ 80. The Light Cup is especially interesting for the elite because it adds points to the national ranking in class 3 (Scores for the national ranking from the 1st to the 15th position of each category and the state ranking from the 1st to the 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).

Starts take place between 7am and 9:23 am at Flamengo Beach-United Nations Avenue (height of Farani Street). Awards ceremonies will be held between 8am and 12pm.


Modality: Road Cycling Test

Location: Enseada de Botafogo – Rio de Janeiro / RJ

Departure / Arrival: Botafogo Beach – Avenida das Nações Unidas, S/No. – Beach of Botafogo (Ref. -: Direction of Rua Farani).

Date: November 2, 2014

Categories: Men’s Elite (Open – without limit of age), Women’s Elite (open – without limit of age), Junior (17 and 18 years), Sub 30 (19 to 29 years), Master A1 (30 to 34 years) Master’s degree A2 (35 to 39 years), Master’s degree B1 (40 to 44 years), Master’s degree B2 (45 to 49 years), Master’s degree C1 (50 to 54 years), Master’s degree C2 60 years old), Men’s Open (No age limit), Women’s Open (up to 39 years and over 40 years), Youth (15-16 years), Children’s Youth (up to 14 years) and Paradesportivo.

Registration: until October 10, 2014 at  out site.

Technical Symposium: Saturday, 1/11/2014 at 6pm in place to be defined.

Delivery of kits: Saturday, 11/1/2014 between 4pm and 7pm (locality of the symposium) and on 11/2/2014 one hour before each start.

Realization: INSTITUTO DO

Technical Supervision: Cycling Federation of the State of Rio de Janeiro.

Sponsorship: Light

Support: City Hall of Rio de Janeiro

Ranking / Punctuation: Valid for the Classification National Class 3 (CBC) and State Class

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