Enterprise and integration– in the morning on August 23rd, 2016, at Muong Thanh hotel, Da Nang City, a press conference happens on VTV International Bicycle Prize – Lotus Sheet Iron Cup 2016. On August 24th, 2016, a Ski racing route of 50 km in Da Nang City will open officially and be televised directly on VTV8 channel. On August 24th, 2016, the race starts from Da Nang City and finishes in Ha Noi capital just on National Day September 02nd, 2016.
The race of this year includes 10 stages with total competition route of 1050 km along the length of the country: beginning from Da Nang City, going through provinces: Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Binh, Nghe An, Thanh Hoa, Ninh Binh, Ha Nam, Nam Dinh, Thai Binh, Hai Phong, Hai Duong, Hung Yen, and finishing in Ha Noi.
The race musters 13 domestic racing teams and 2 international racing teams coming from Thai Lan, Laos and leading athletes in Vietnam and South East Asia area, this sporting event is an opportunity for athletes to exchange, compete, raise their technical and professional ability, bring Vietnam cycling to development and international standards.
In addition to the prize made public according to prize regulations, Lotus Group will directly award more team prizes to winning teams with total value of 70 million VN dong including such prizes as final team prizes with a first prize of 30 million VN dong, a second prize worth 20 million VN dong, a third prize worth 10 million VN dong. The racing cyclist who wins the final green coat will be rewarded with ten more million VN dong.
In the process of the race, the organization board still visist, offers incense in some historical monument areas where racing teams go through in order to express a respect for national heroes, gratitude to great men credited greatly in Vietnam national history.
And many other significant concomitant activities come from Lotus group, a concomitant unit of the prize such as: offering 120 bicycles to students overcoming difficulties, studying well at every finish point of 10 racing stages in which every racing stage, 10-20 bicycles will be given. At the same time, the racing prize still combines with the program of “Lotus Sheet Iron – Go to school together with students”, 28,400 gifts (including 28,400 school bags and 142,000 notebooks) are given to studious children in the whole country among them there are students of schools on the route through which racing teams go.
The race of “VTV International Bicycle Race Prize – Lotus Sheet Iron Cup 2016” is still the chance to diffuse Vietnamese image, culture, history and tourism to international friends. With this special significance, Lotus Group has decided to travel with VTV International Bicycle Race Prize – Lotus Sheet Iron Cup 2016
By Enterprise and integration