10 May 2019 - Minister of Sports and Youth Nikola Janović hosted Secretary-General of the European Cycling Federation Enrico Della Casa, Secretary-General of the Balkan Cycling Federation Marko Pročikević, as well as president and member of the Board of the Montenegro Cycling Federation, Dejan Popović and Siniša Milidrag.
Minister Janović emphasised that he is especially pleased that he is hosting leaders of the cycling federations for the first time, and that they have the opportunity to discuss the development of this important Olympic sport, stressing that the Ministry of Sport and Youth will be a reliable partner in the implementation of development policies promoted by these federations.
He also stated that he firmly believes that the newly established Cycling Federation will prove by its work that the placement of Montenegro on the European and world cycling map is its priority and that Montenegro will soon be host to some of the prestigious cycling races, in which they will enjoy the full support of the line ministry.
Secretary-General Della Casa said that the European Bicycle Federation would be a strong partner to Montenegro in promoting the values of cycling and providing better conditions for competitors in this sport. He praised the establishment of the Montenegro Cycling Federation, and wished President Dejan Popović and his associates successful work.
In the meantime, check out the guide to cycling in Montenegro and 7 things you should know. Montenegro is a place where cyclists can enjoy the most testing and exciting moments on a bike, but they can also feel a true sense of freedom as well. If you enjoy mountain trails, coastlines with the most amazing beaches, icy-cold rivers, fascinating sites and picturesque sceneries to explore, then you’re probably going to like cycling through the country.