The 2022 calendar of the Mezuena International Mountain Bike Cup, for the first time will be UCI in its entirety, since its three valid phases were registered in the schedule of the International Cycling Union, as announced by the Mezuena Foundation.
“It is exciting to have our UCI Mezuena Cup for the first time, with the three valid ones registered on the international calendar. We are committed and motivated to do three super events, it is our philosophy to do few but of high quality ”, said the founder and president of the Mezuena Foundation, Pablo Mazuera.
Without a doubt, it is excellent news that benefits Colombian mountain biking. In these eight years of activity, the Mezuena Cup has established itself as one of the best Mountain Bike events in Latin America, with a large participation of cyclists from different regions of Colombia and other countries.
The Mezuena Family Cup was born in 2014 in Cundinamarca, and since then it has held a total of 27 competitions with which it has established itself as a great seedbed of talents in the country and as an ideal setting for practicing sport at a family level.
“I would like to remind all who participate and collaborate with us that the Mezuena Cup has and will continue to have a social purpose, first of all by presenting high quality events for sports at a moderate cost of participation, and secondly, it supports our athletes to that they represent us abroad and raise the name of Colombia ”, added Mazuera.
The calendar will begin at the traditional XCO track of Catedral de Sal in the municipality of Zipaquirá on March 27, as always with the support of IMRCDZ and the Mayor’s Office of Zipaquirá. This competition will have UCI C3 Junior Series category.
Then will come the Pan-American track of the Marroquín Castle in Chia on June 5, another traditional square of our events that you cannot miss. This event will have category UCI C3 Junior Event.
Finally, the grand final at the Riders de Cajicá track on August 7, an iconic place of the Mezuena Cup, with the support of Insdeportes and the Cajicá Mayor’s Office.
The event for its ninth version will once again have the support of the Ministry of Sports and the Colombian Cycling Federation, as well as Specialized, Tugó, Sram and all the sponsors of the Mezuena Foundation.