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Timor Telecom is the official sponsor for Tour de Timor
Friday, 18 October 2013 09:00
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Timor Telecom is the official sponsor for Tour de Timor

Dili, 22 August 2013

Timor Telecom and Ministry of Tourism are going to sign the sponsoring contract of the Tour de Timor 5th edition, a non-for-profit event organized by the Ministry of Tourism. The first edition was in August 2009; it comprised 300 athletes from 12 different countries, being considered the biggest cycling event in Timor-Leste.

The signing ceremony establishes Timor Telecom as the Tour the Timor official sponsor for the 4th consecutive year. Some TT Elite Athletes who are going to participate in the Tour will also be present, namely António Martins, Jacinto da Costa, José Araújo and Orlando da Costa.

With Timor-Leste as the stage for sport excellence and multicultural friendship among participants, the Tour the Timor and the Dili Marathon are much more than high level international competitions, they are, in fact, essential means for promoting peace and developing a spirit of community and nationality.

The tour will happen between the 2nd and the 6th of September with a maximum of 290 participants. Dili will be the starting point and the course will then follow to Baucau, Viqueque, Manufahi, Aileu and Ermera. Along the course there will be security staff, logistics and administrative supporting staff and medical staff to assure a safe competition.