Chairman of the Uzbekistan Cycling Federation, Chairman of the Senate of Oliy Majlis Tanzila Narbaeva yesterday received the President of the Asian Cycling Confederation Osama Ahmad al-Shafar.
According to the information service of the upper house of parliament, during the meeting they discussed such issues as the further development of cycling in our country, especially the wide involvement of young people and women in this sport and thereby the promotion of a healthy lifestyle, the implementation of long-term plans together with the Asian Cycling Confederation.
In turn, Osama Ahmad Al-Shafar highly appreciated the work being done in Uzbekistan to develop cycling and the conditions created for athletes.
The guests noted with satisfaction that as a result of such attention in Uzbekistan there was a sharp rise in cycling. Consequently, Uzbek athletes successfully participated in the Asian Championship in Dushanbe, Tajikistan in March.
At the meeting, the guests also made proposals on organizing Asian championships in Uzbekistan on road, mountain and track cycling.
During the meeting, the parties agreed to further develop cooperation with Uzbekistan on such priority issues as strengthening the material-technical base of the national cycling team, using its potential by attracting foreign coaches, and thoroughly preparing athletes for future major competitions.