Cycling marathon on route Tashkent-Shymkent starts
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
A cycling marathon Tashkent-Shymkent dedicated to the Year of Uzbekistan in Kazakhstan started in Tashkent.
The bike ride was organized on the initiative of the Akimat of Shymkent with the support of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Uzbekistan.
Over 130 people are participating in the cycling marathon. The total length of the route is 125 kilometers.
The official opening ceremony of the cycling marathon took place at the monument of the outstanding thinker of the Kazakh people Abay Kunanbayev, installed at the new building of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Tashkent.