The organizers of the Tour of Turkey have commemorate the victims of the Saturday’s Smoleńsk disaster, when among the casualties was the President of Poland Lech Kaczyński.
After the beginning of the official meeting of the sports managers of the teams taking part in the 46th edition of the Tour of Turkey the organizers asked the assembled to rise. Then they informed that they wished to commemorate with a minute of silence the victims of the Saturday disaster, which affected the most important personages in Poland.
Also compassion towards the whole Nation of Poland, in deep mourning now, was expressed.
– It is a splendid gesture on the part of the organizers. In such a moment it is really significant to us – said the sports manager of the team Piotr Wadecki.
In the started of Sunday Tour of Turkey the cyclists of CCC Polsat Polkowice in a gesture of their mourning will appear with black armbands.
source: s24.pl. Fabian Florek