Marathon International Estrada Real makes history in the South American MTB
First XCM mountain bike race from Latin America with live broadcast. Bruno Lemes and Letícia Cândido earn the titles of this second edition and points in the UCI ranking
Ouro Branco (MG) – In just two editions, the Chaoyang International Royal Mountain Bike Marathon is already consolidating in the high-performance sports world scene. The event is part of the UCI MARATHON Series of the International Cycling Union, with only 30 races chanceladas around the planet.
Among the innovations of the Chaoyang International Real Mountain Bike Marathon highlight for the four hours of live transmission made by Alterosa TV in Minas Gerais and via Facebook that surpassed all expectations.
Highlight the big structure set up to host the fair, with options for bike shops, food court, Kids area, major brands in the market and Shimano’s famous and important Neutral support.
The city of Ouro Branco and its population will be a show apart, welcoming everyone with care and readiness. The City Hall made no effort and from the caretaker of Praça de Eventos to the Mayor Helio Campos, they did not make any effort.
In general, the weekend of Holiday of Tiradentes, greatest martyr of the Inconfidência Mineira, in Ouro Branco was an absolute success with the participation of 1,600 cyclists, who participated in the classic cycling of the Day of Inconfidence – April 21 – closing the Sunday (22), with a lot of mountain bike from the International Chaoyang Estrada Real MTB Marathon, divided in 2 routes: 65 kilometers with 2,090m of unevenness and 44km in the amateur course.
“The athletes were surprised by the super structure that we set up in the excellent event center that the city of Ouro Branco offers, as well as the route through the Serra do Espinhaço that challenged the resistance of big names of the national and international MTB,” says Felipe Avelar, organizer of Avelar Sports has made every effort to ensure a world-class event.
The competition was challenging for all the athletes, consecrating the miner Bruno Martins Lemes (Corratec Team) that completed the 65km in 2:39:53 minutes.
The peloton remained compact for only seven kilometers, when Bruno Lemes attacked and looking back to see the reaction of the others remained firm in the escape. The peloton did not believe that the attack would be successful and followed in its rhythm. With that, Bruno arrived in isolation to win, followed by current Spanish champion Ismael Ventura (KTM Bikes) and Swiss-based Belo Horizonte, Lucas Kaufman (Cannondale Brazil) in third place.
In the feminine, the local cyclist Letícia Cândido (Audax Team) did the honors of the house to secure the second of the International Chaoyang Estrada Real MTB Marathon.
“My test was very consistent, I was strong from start to finish to go looking for the title to represent my city in the best way. The venue of the event was perfect, bringing the audience to the prestigious event. The organization accommodated very well all the athletes and visitors, “comments Leticia Candido.
The athletes traversed beautiful stretches of the “Gold Route”, as it was known the roads in the Royal Road used to flow gold production in the time of Brazil-Cologne.
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Live streaming and new business
The organization of Avelar Sports has set up an incredible structure, along with the TV ALTEROSA / SBT, to mark a mark in the history of the World MTB, performing the first live broadcast of a MTB Marathon race in South America.
“The balance was very positive, subscriptions exhausted, the repercussion achieved, business fair, and the experience of the transmission leaves us very motivated, to put our sport at the highest level. Now we are firmly on the way to the city of Mariana on the 16th and 17th of June, we will go with everything, we will use the same structure and we will be even more prepared! “- says Felipe Avelar.
The Chaoyang EstradaReal International Marathon 2018 also organized a business fair with the partnership of Sebrae, called the relationship agenda bringing together more than 30 companies.
“We do not just race, our business is to develop the sport” – it defines the line of work of Avelar Sports, that follows firmly in its purpose with total professionalism!
“To do something new, something remarkable in people’s lives, you need to have something more than a business, you need a purpose. And it’s in this line of thinking that I work” – complete. Felipe Avelar
THE EVNTO IN NUMBERS:
3 Helicopters R66 Turbine
2,000 square meters of covered area
6 trucks – mobile unit, studio …
3 Rescue Cars
2 Mobile ICU
700 meters of trellis
1 Led Panel
2 Drinking Fountains
Shimano Neutral Support
IMAGES: Fabio Piva; Thiago Lemos; and Pedro Cury
Chaoyang – TV Alterosa SBT