MINISTRY OF FINANCE RECEIVED WITH ENTHUSIASM THE PROPOSAL OF FEDECICLISMO FOR THE REALIZATION OF UCI 2.1 COLOMBIA GOLD AND PEACE
Bogotá. The president of the Colombian Cycling Federation, Jorge Ovidio Gonzalez, accompanied by the member of the Executive Committee, General Rodolfo Palomino López, was assisted by the Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Mauricio Cárdenas, at the main headquarters of the ministry, with the objective Of making available and valuing, the proposal for the accomplishment of the UCI 2.1 Colombia Oro y Paz race.
The maximum authorities of Fedeciclismo held a pleasant and productive encounter touching subjects of the national sport, with special emphasis in the cycling, that today, thanks to its international triumphs and the optimum organization of the most important events of the national calendar, is prepared To receive the best cyclists in the world in the national territory.
Minister Cardenas welcomed the proposal with enthusiasm affirming that it will be evaluated and taken into account as one of its priorities because it is an event with great impact for Colombia and the world.
During the meeting, President González Longas also requested support for the national sport due to the announcement that in the past days it compromised the economic support for the athletes by a budget cut of the national government.
The minister's response was emphatic, asserting that sport will remain a priority for the portfolio and will not be subject to cuts to promote its development and projection.
As for race 2.1, which was already registered with the UCI, there was acceptance and a part of tranquility so that Colombia, in 2018, can enjoy an event without precedents in the history of national cycling. (Press Fedeciclismo Colombia)