Cycling officially joins the program of the Gymnasiade ISF - School Olympic Games. UCI President David Lappartient receives the representative of the International School Sport Federation with Dr. Wagih Azzam and Mr. Belmahi, President of the FRMC, host country of the 2018 Gymnasiades. A big premiere awaits for the African school sport – from 2nd to 9th of May 2018, the 17th Gymnasiade, an Olympics for youngsters, will take place in the “red city” of Morocco, Marrakech just few months before the Youth Olympics 2018! This major school sport event organized by International School Sport Federation (ISF), whose main motto is “Education through sport”, will gather young students from all around the world to experience the spirit of international competition, fair play, friendship and cultural diversity. In November 2017, first African School Sport Forum took place in Marrakech to promote the school sport. Furthermore, the Minister has taken the initiative to support African countries to come and participate to the Gymnasiade, where 4000 participants from more than 60 countries are expected. The event was supported by IOC member Nawal El Moutawakel, a former Moroccan athlete and Olympic gold medalist. International School Sport Federation's aspiration is to increase the number of participating countries from Africa and to spread the message of school sport together with ISF's values among all perspective youngsters of this continent.
African Cycling Road Championships Rwanda 2018 Day 4 Result