19/02/2011

BIT - Milano, Press conference World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championship

Press conference World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championship

Worldwide showcase for Vicenza and its territory with the combination of sport and tourism

Today at BIT (International Tourism Exchange) in Milan, in the pavillon of Veneto Region, took place the conference press for the presentation of the World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championship. There were Director of Consorzio Vicenza Vladimiro Riva, President of Veneto FISO Mauro Gazzerro and Event Director of WMTB-O Gabriele Viale.

From 20th to 27th August 2011, 16 world titles (8 overall and 8 junior) will be awarded for the four races (Sprint, Middle, Long Distance and Relay), designed in order to give a big show. 10 days of events, 30 Countries, one thousand people working on it.

Mauro Gazzerro -President of Veneto region FISO: " It is with pride and pleasure that in the role of President of Veneto region FISO (Italian Sport Orienteering Federation) I accepted to share with the regional Committee and Veneto Societies the challenge of a World Championship in our territory".

Vladimiro Riva -Consortium of Tourism Promotion "Vicenza è": "institutions should collaborate for initiatives which bring richness to the territory, and World Mountain Bike Orienteering Championship is one of these examples".

Gabriele Viale -Event Director WMTB-O 2011: This is an extraordinary event for international promotion and new opportunities for sport tourism. The organization proceeds quickly thank to a well-tested technical-organizer team".

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