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NAZMI:International Tour of Iran -Azarbaijan is One of the Most Important Events in Iran

Jamshid NAZMI, president of organization, before starting the first stage of the tour indicated : we are so glad that this year International Tour of Iran - Azarbaijan for the first time is being held with the presence of 17 foreign teams which shows high technical level of the tour.
He said: 31st Tour of Iran - Azarbaijan was started at 10:00 AM with the presence of 21 teams ،and the riders will travel 162.4 KM to Urumia as their destination in the 1st stage.
International Tour of Iran - Azarbaijan is one of the most important events in Iran and each year with its improvement it's approaching to its professional level.
31st Tour of Iran - Azarbaijan is going to be held from 13th to 18th May in 6 stages in the race direction of East-Azarbaijan, Ardabil and West- Azarbaijan provinces.

The Rider of Christina Jewerly Pro Cycling Team of Germany is the Sprint Leader of the 1st Stage in the 31st Tour of Iran - Azarbaijan.
Stefan SCHUMACHER a well known rider of Christina Jewerly Pro Cycling Team of Germany could be the sprint leader of the 1st stage which was the 60.7 Km of the race direction from Tabriz to Urumia.
Tabriz Shahrdari Team gets the first place of the teams in the 1st stage of the Tour of Iran - Azarbaijan

The results of the team classifications of the 1st Stage of the tour were announced and accordingly Tabriz Shahrdari Team could gain the first place by the guidence of Naser HOUSHYAR. For gaining the first place Tabriz Shahrdari Team registered the time 11:23:04 ,Pishgaman Kavir Team got the 2nd place 11:23:35,and
Vino 4-Ever SKO of Kazakhstan with the time 11:23:55 gained the third place.
The 1st stage of the tour was held in the distance of 164 Km in the race direction of Tabriz to Urumia.
The Winner of the 1st Stage of the Tour of Iran - Azarbaijan Said:That's Too Early to Talk about the Quality of the Event.

Connor MCCUTCHEON after being the winner of the 1st stage of the tour said:It's for the first time that I come to Iran for participating in this event.
At the beginning of the race there was too much pressure which caused every group to be separated, but at the end I could join the main group by the help of my friends.
That's too early to talk about the overall situation of the tour and we have to pass the remained stages for better judging about technical quality of the tour.

Connor MCCUTCHEON could pass earlier the finish line than the other riders with the time of 3:47:27
POURSEYEDI: I Hope to Get Good Results in Other Stages Again. Tour of This Year is Being Held in High Level.
Tabriz Shahrdari rider said: 31st Tour of Iran - Azarbaijan with the existence of well known teams is being held in high quality.

Samad POURSEYEDI , as the second rider of the 1st stage indicated : the 1st stage of the tour was held orderly and by the help of the riders of my own team I could gain the second place and I hope to get good results alongside the team.
By considering the condition that my team members and I have, we can be staunch opponents for others in mountain section.
Tour of this year in comparison with pervious years has had outstanding improvements in all aspects . Our team will attempt to have acceptable function in other stages alongside other teams.