Sixth Edition Of The Main MTB Ultramarathon Of The Americas Will Also Have, Unprecedentedly, Equal Awards For Men And Women Of Elites And Registered In The UCI
The main MTB ultramarathon of the Americas, Brazil Ride, held from October 17 to 25 in Mucugê and Rio de Contas, in the Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, continues to fulfill its goal of fomenting sport in Brazil. The best mountain bikers in the world, which gives national cyclists the opportunity to raise their technical level, the event has yet another incentive for the subscribers: a record money prize in cycling in Brazil, with more than R $ 68,000.00 divided by classification General and by stages.
One of the novelties of this year is that, for the first time, men and women in the elites and registered in the UCI (International Cycling Union) will receive the same amount in prizes by stages and in the general results, foreseen by the regulation (16.4). “It is the biggest prize money in a cycling event in Brazil, divided between general and staged awards, among UCI athletes and amateurs. It is also worth remembering that in the seven stages awards take place with more than one hundred products offered by the sponsors, not calculated in these 68 thousand reais, “says Mario Roma, founder of Brazil Ride offering cycling thermos.
“We are in the second year of the UCI and we are already S1 class in the world ranking, which gives us a true seal of quality and efficiency of the work we are doing in relation to the national mountain bike. Of the best events in the world and in the world circuit we have a strong impact score”, evaluates Mario Roma, who highlights the fact that in addition to the award, elites athletes also total 120 points in the world rankings and Olympic Cross Country (XC) , Which is crucial in this final race to define who will play the Rio Olympics.
Always in doubles, Brazil Ride will have seven categories: Open, Women, Mixed, Master (no athlete under 40), Grand Master (no athlete under 50), Nelore (over 90 kg) and Corporate (Category with three members). It will also have special Jersey for the best team of men and women of the American continent.
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