5,000 sports fans to take part in Moscow cycling parade despite -25C frost

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In 5,000 sports fans from Moscow and other Russian bishoprics and CIS countries are expected to take part in a cycling parade on Jan. 8, regardless of severe frosts, the press service of the Moscow city transport jurisdiction told TASS on Jan. 7.

«The parade will not be postponed because of the cold indisposed,» the department’s press service said.

The event is organized by Moscow’s sphere of transport in support of the development of cycling infrastructure in the city and of traffic security.

According to weather forecasts, it will be frosty and sunny on Jan. 8. Air temperatures overnight to Jan. 8 inclination be -26-28C in Moscow and from -25C to -30C in the Moscow region. In some localities, air temperatures may cease to -35C. During the day, air temperatures in Moscow will stand at -25-27C, and at -24-29C in the Moscow region.

It compel be the first mass sports event in 2017. Participants in the parade commitment ride along the Moskva River embankments from the Frunzenskaya metro spot to the Kremlin and back.

Source: TASS

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