President Ilham Aliyev received Union Cycliste Internationale president

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received President of the Union Cycliste Internationale David Lappartient.

President of the Union Cycliste Internationale David Lappartient said he was pleased to arrive in Azerbaijan to attend the UCI BMX World Championships. Describing the UCI BMX World Championships as a significant international sporting tournament, David Lappartient noted that the event features more than 1500 cyclists from 43 countries. President of the Union Cycliste Internationale David Lappartient hailed the fact that Azerbaijan is successfully hosting the international sporting events, and recalled the excellent organization of the opening ceremony of the first European Games in Baku, as well as his participation in the ceremony.

President Ilham Aliyev underlined the importance of the Baku-hosted UCI BMX World Championships. He thanked President of the Union Cycliste Internationale David Lappartient for supporting the development of cycling sport in Azerbaijan.