Istanbul Metro is Full of Sports This Week

istanbulun metro this week full of sports
istanbulun metro this week full of sports

The activities organized by IMM within the scope of European Sports Week continue to give the citizens live and entertaining moments. With more than two million passengers per day, Istanbul's subways are full of sports and activity this week.

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM), Istanbul 2015 celebrated since the European Sports Week within the scope of Spor There is Sports on the Metro ”organization welcomes the citizens of Istanbul on the subway. Events starting in September 23 Until September, 30 will continue to encourage Istanbulites to become more active in their daily work.


IMM continues to provide support to the people of Istanbul to improve their quality of life by living a healthier and active life with fun activities. With its sports facilities, sports equipment on parks and beaches and walking and jogging areas, İBB organizes activities to raise awareness among citizens within the scope of European Sports Week. Mobile sports track, bicycle racing simulation, mini golf course and sports, activity and fun-filled activities and surprise sports activities await visitors of Yenikapı metro station.

As part of the European Mobility Week events, Istanbul residents also witnessed the race faced by two tough opponents. Award-winning athlete Batuhan Buğra Eruygun and Train Driver Kaan Ayar competed fiercely to be the first to reach the finish line. T1 Bağcılar-Kabataş The winner of the tram line between Eminönü and Karaköy stations was Batuhan Buğra Eruygun.

Eruygun, who is the first Turkish athlete to run 110 m hurdles in 14 seconds and 60 meters hurdles in 8 seconds, is a different experience for him.

“In this race, which we set out to raise awareness about sports among the people of Istanbul, kazanThe moment became a sport. I don't know about the tram, but I really pushed my limits. We're getting very good responses. In addition, we were nominated for the award given by the European Union for their work on the basis of ambassadors, with our awareness campaign. Next year, we want to receive that award from the European Commission and bring it to our country.”


Sports Istanbul General Manager Renay Onur, who attended the events visited by Istanbulites of all ages, sohbet After listening to his opinions about the event, he stated that they aim to make Istanbul a city where more action is taken, more sports are done and that breathes with sports.

The activities that encourage the people of Istanbul to move more closely and live together with sports will continue until the end of the month. Yenikapı metro station will continue with activities throughout the week with surprise activities at different stations. The stations where the activities will be organized are:

26 September Thursday
16: 00-19: 00 Ünalan Subway Station
27 September Thursday
16: 00-19: 00 Taksim Subway Station
28 September Thursday
16: 00-19: 00 Altunizade Subway Station
29 September Thursday
16: 00-19: 00 Kadıköy Metro station
30 September Thursday
16: 00-19: 00 Yenikapı Subway Station

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