Banyuwangi is set to horde a International Tour de Banyuwangi Ijen (ITdBI) cycling eventuality that will run from Sep 27 to 30. The foe will be assimilated by 20 teams from 29 countries.
The ITdBI has been famous by Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) as one of a 7 best cycling events in Asia, and a best in Indonesia for a final dual years.
UCI confidant Jamaludin Mahmood pronounced that a ITdBI is listed during a ‘Excellent’ level, following a UCI assessments toward ITdBI in 2014 and 2015.
The ‘Excellent’ turn is a top turn in a general cycling foe league. To grasp this level, a event’s measure contingency strech 90 points.
Out of a 31 championships in Asia, there were usually 7 events that were listed in a glorious turn by UCI in 2015 namely Le Tour de Langkawi in Malaysia, Tour of Japan, Tour de Korea, Tour de Iran, Japan Cup, Tour de Kumano in Jepang and Tour de Banyuwangi Ijen.
However what differentiates ITdBI with a other 6 is location, ITdBI is hold by a regency, while others such as Langkawi, Japan and Korea are conducted by a nation and Tour de Kumano is held by a province. Moreover, ITdBi is a youngest eventuality to acquire a glorious level acknowledgment.
The ITdBI was determined in 2012, while other identical events such as Tour de Langkawi was initial hold in 1996, Tour de Iran in 1986, Japan Cup in 1992, Tour of Japan in 1996 that was tighten to a investiture of Tour de Kumano during Mie Prefecture in Japan and Tour de Korea in 2001.
There are 4 elements that are seen by a UCI in final either a cycling foe eventuality can be deliberate as excellent. The initial one is a communication between participants and judging team, second is security, third is graduation by mass media and a final component is either a eventuality can move a certain impact to a people.
Banyuwangi monarch Azwar Anas pronounced that they are deliberation for ITdBI to turn adult from difficulty 2.2 to difficulty 2.1.
“Maybe we will partner adult with a adjacent regency such as Bali to extend a route,” told Azwar.
As a traveller destination, Banyuwangi has several renouned traveller spots such as a Ijen Crater that is famous for the blue fire, Alas Purwo and Plengkung Beach. (asw)