Metropolitan Mayor of Trabzon

Olympic City Trabzon

Trabzon, which is one of the oldest trade and port cities of Anatolia with its four thousand years of historical cultural background, has inspired novels, poems and folk songs with its natural beauties. This productive city of the Eastern Black Sea Region has been at the peak of sports in every period of its history. The athletes, artists, writers, painters and scientists he trained have become a success story in the world. Trabzon has also become a role model with its achievements in individual and team sports. Sports with the center of Trabzon realized that sports organizations sports in the world with the Olympic facilities become the capital of sport in the world gelmiştir.23-30 July 2011. Among carrying a first in its Olympic title in Turkey in the European Youth Olympics (EYOF) hosts Trabzon city of Turkey in June 2013. ' has become one of the cities that hosted the FIFA U20 World Cup. In 2016, the Trabzon World School Sports (ISF) Olympics, the peak city and the capital of the sport, was held in 2016. In 2014, which was held for the first time in our country, ISF also hosted the Handball World Championship. The Trabzon Marathon, which was organized for the first time in 1981, began to be held as National in 1988 and International Half Marathon in 1989, and has taken an important place in the international sports calendar of our country with the participation of hundreds of athletes from Turkey and abroad every year. Male and female participants of all ages who struggle in this important organization of our city which is constantly on the agenda with the value it gives to sports and the athletes it raises, also increase the interest in athletics in our city. This year we will celebrate 102 years of the liberation of Trabzon from the enemy occupation of February 24, 1918 and the 40th anniversary of our international half marathon. We will host our local and foreign guests who came to our city to compete in the marathon with all of my fellow citizens from Trabzon. We will build bridges of heart with beautiful meaningful and lasting friendships. We will introduce our guests to Trabzon in the best way. We will keep the hospitality and warmth of Trabzon people. To leave Trabzon with good memories and good friendships will be a reflection of our traditions and customs. I express my love and respect to all participants in Trabzon, which has the distinction of being an Olympic city in the world.