Larnaka’s A Winner for Sports
The region of Larnaka continues to forge a name for itself as a ‘winning’ destination for all kinds of professional sporting events, with 2015 promising to be an exciting year for athletes and spectators alike.
The Cyprus Sunshine Cup - a major part of the UCI Mountainbike Series calendar – will take place in February/March, with the first stage starting and finishing in Larnaka’s mountainous village of Lefkara on February 26 and March 1 respectively. Visit http://www.cyclingcy.com for more details.
Also in March, Larnaca’s GSZ stadium will once again play host to matches in The Cyprus Women’s Cup 2015. This global invitational tournament for national teams in women's football has been held annually in Cyprus since 2008, and is one of the most prestigious women's football events, alongside the Women's World Cup and Women's Olympic Football. For more information visit: http://www.cypruswomenscup.net/
Two major shooting tournaments will also take place this year at Larnaca Olympic Shooting Range, located in the rural area of Tersefanou/Klavdia. The first is the Cyprus Grand Prix 2015 Skeet – Trap – Double Trap on February 5-15, and the second is the ISSF World Cup Shotgun on April 24- May 4, which will see more than 50 countries participating. For more information click here.