International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) the date by 12 to 15 March 2020, for the first time in Turkey in the host Kayseri Erciyes Ski Center will be organized for the first time in 2020 Snow Volleyball World Tour introductory meeting was held in Ankara.
The meeting, Turkey Volleyball Federation (TVF) Vice Chairman Sedat Alper Aslandaş, Kayseri Erciyes Inc. Chairman of the Board Dr. Murat Cahid Cıngı, Snow Volleyball Women's National Team athletes Bahanur Gökalp and Simge Yalçın attended.
In his speech, TVF Deputy Chairman Aslandaş stated that snow volleyball has gained an increasingly important place in winter sports in recent years and said, “We realized our first plans for snow volleyball, which is a new discipline, in 2016 with the slogan 'Volleyball Everywhere'. In this context, our teams working at the national team level were formed. We started to organize international events in our country in order to provide promotion and sportsman support. "We will organize a very important world organization in Erciyes, this time the next step".
In Turkey earlier in Kayseri Erciyes Snow Volleyball European Cup three times that of the structures reminiscent Aslandaş; “This year, the World Tour 12 & ndash; We will host between March 15, 2020. Snow volleyball continues to develop in Europe and the world. It will soon become an Olympic branch, taking its place in the Winter Olympics. In Turkey, held in Argentina in 2019 World Tour in Bariloche ETAB we've struggled taking special invitation by the FIVB. snow volleyball in Europe and the world as a tour of Turkey we are a constantly regulate them from 6 countries. which has become a center of winter sports in Turkey Erciyes, it is becoming the center of the snow volleyball. Following the organizations we organized in Erciyes, Erciyes A.Ş. continues to carry on its activities by maintaining snow volleyball courts and organizing tournaments between universities and tradesmen. We thank them here. final matches of the European Tour stage we held in Turkey had met with sports fans from TRT Sport screen. The World Tour stage will also be broadcast on TRT Spor screens. We would like to thank the TRT Spor family once again, ”he said.
Kayseri Erciyes A.Ş. emphasized that winter sports have been done on Erciyes Mountain, which has been the symbol of the region for thousands of years. Chairman of the Board Murat Cahid Cıngı; "We will be delighted to host the Snow Volley World Tour in the Erciyes Ski Center, which we have been managing since 1960, having all kinds of infrastructure, attracting foreign tourists from all over the world," he said.
Snow Volleyball Woman National Team Athlete Bahanur Gökalp “Snow volleyball is an extremely enjoyable and entertaining sports branch. Although it may seem difficult to play on the snow when viewed from the outside, we play with great pleasure. We have a third place in Erciyes, which we have already achieved in the European Tour. We hope that we will win a medal by taking part in the podium also in the World Tour. ”
Snow Volleyball Women's National Team Athlete Simge Yalçın also & lsquo; ”I've been in the Snow Volleyball National Team since 2019. Our country has a very suitable climate for summer and winter sports. There are degrees we have achieved in the European Tour before. We want to win a medal by taking the podium in this organization held in our country. Snow Volleyball has started to become a new branch with increasing competition every year. This formation, which first started in Europe, has now started to be made worldwide. We are excited to take part in this first World Tour in Erciyes ”. He spoke in the form.