The first “Rowing Beach Rowing Sprint” races in Turkey!
The “Rowing Beach Sprint Rowing Race”, which will last for two days, has started within the scope of the “International Fethiye 3rd Sports Festival” in Fethiye district of Mugla.
The athletes competed fiercely on the first day of the rowing races held in the fourth week of the International Fethiye 3rd Sports Festival.
110 athletes from 5 different cities participated in the “rowing beach sprint” race, which is a combination of running and rowing sports.
Youth and Sports District Manager Harun Reşit Yiğit stated that the races were held for the first time in Turkey and that they expected more participation in the coming years.
Amiral Sports Club President Alper Aydin emphasized that they will make the races traditional.
“Although it was the first time in Turkey, 110 athletes participated. I think the numbers will reach over a thousand when we make it traditional. There were participants from regions such as Istanbul, Bursa, Kocaeli and Izmir.”
The organization will continue for two days in Fethiye.