The Gigawatt sponsored the first series of MTB (Mountain Bike) in Mozambique
There were 3 races, in 3 separate locations in the south of Mozambique which culminated in the village of Ressano Garcia:
I – Mulotane [July 10]
Attended by more than 100 athletes to compete in two tracks-35 km and 50 km., in addition to the Mozambicans, athletes from South Africa and Swaziland participated in the race.
II – Pequenos Libombos [August 28]
About 180 of athletes, this time in three tracks -15 km, 35 km and 50 km including Junior Ride organized children's race. “Casa do Gaiato” celebrated its 25 years of existence in the event.
III – Ressano Garcia [October 30]
Attended by more than 100 athletes to compete in three tracks-15 km, 35 km and 50 km. At the end of the race bikes were delivered to nurses and teachers of Ressano Garcia.
The organization team had 8 people, with the help of 6 volunteers who worked so dedicated for 5 months, so, about 4 hundreds of athletes from 12 different nationalities could go safely and enjoyably, bike 285 kilometers that composed the series.
These numbers sum up the Gigawatt MTB Series - the first, but certainly not the last, initiative in Mozambique. For more information, visit: www.gigawattmtbseries.com