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Sports Festival and BosphoRun 10K which has the most enjoyable routes in Istanbul, took place in Beşiktaş between 28-30 October. On the last day of the festival, colourful sports events were held and the athletes competed for the first place on the Kuruçeşme- Bebek and Çırağan Palace route. In the race where many runners from all ages participated, skating enthusiasts also took part. After the run which utilized the chip tracking system, the awards were presented to the winners by Beşiktaş Mayor Rıza Akpolat.
Ümmü Kiraz finished the run in the 1st place with her timing of 35 minutes and 14 seconds in the Women’s General Division; while Sabriye Güzelyurt came in second, Damla Çelik finished as third in the competition. In the Men’s General Division, Mohammet Tayyibi became the first with a timing of 29 minutes and 15 seconds, Murat Emektar got the second place and İbrahim Erata finished the race in the third place.
As for the roller skate race, Dorsa Shahriari won the first place, while Dilek Paksoy came second, and Beyza Betül Öztürk took the third place in the women’s race. In the men’s division, Muhammed Hisham Atmış finished first, while Bilal Osman finished second and Umut Bağdaş the third.
Beşiktaş Mayor Rıza Akpolat, who also ran in the BosphoRun 10K with the athletes, said, “Last year, we came together with our athletes at our Bebek 10K Festival. This year, we are together with all sports fans with the BosphoRun 10K Festival. I heartily congratulate all the athletes who participated in the run. We will always continue our activities that support the good and healthy life in Beşiktaş.”