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Geoteam supports Armenian Mountain Bikers’ Association

On June 9, the Armenian Mountain Bikers’ Association organised the first of its kind, Cross-Country biking contest to promote mountain biking in Armenia. The event was organised to help celebrate the World Environmental Day.

As part of Geoteam’s Corporate Social Responsibility and as a mining company committed to the International best practice in environmental, health, safety and social management in Armenia, it was an honor to accept the offer of the Mountain Bikers’ Association and sponsor this unique event.

The head of the Association Mr. Vahang Levonyan thanked Geoteam for the support and involvement in the event, emphasising the importance of environmental  responsibility for the country and noted that Geoteam continuously demonstrates its commitment to high environmental standards and sensitivity towards nature conservation issues. 

Around 30 participants took part in the contest, among them two women. The winner was Hamlet Gevorgyan, who was awarded  a mountain bicycle as a prize.

Biking in Armenia has in the past not been  a popular sport. However, with recent promotions, biking is now seen as an  environmentally friendly means of transportation and a fun, easy way for fitness, helping to make biking in Yerevan  more popular among the youth.

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