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June 3 - World Bicycle Day
3 Jun
June 3 - World Bicycle Day

June 3 in Turkmenistan, as well as around the world, is celebrating World Bicycle Day.

World Bicycle Day was established at the initiative of Turkmenistan in April 2018 at the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly. Co-authors of the Resolution "World Bicycle Day" were 56 states.

This year, held under the motto “Turkmenistan - the Motherland of Prosperity”, this international holiday is celebrated with particular enthusiasm. In honor of the World Bicycle Day, mass cultural, physical and sporting events, cyclo-crossings, specialized exhibitions and creative contests are held in all parts of our country.

Cycling is very popular all around the world and one of the most popular sports included into the programme of the Olympic Games. Its history started with the first cycle race covering a distance between the cities of Paris and Rouen in 1869.