Olympic athlete Vitor Gamito will take the challenge at Carpathian MTB Epic 2018


MPG Romania is most honored to welcome Vitor Gamito, an Olympic athlete and one of the top international cyclists, at the second edition of Carpathian MTB Epic!

Professional cyclist and coach, Vitor Gamito was born in Lisbon, Portugal, and he has a rich sport history and admirable achievements. In the last two years, the famous MTB‘er, aged 48, has won the champion titles of Portugal Tour MTB Race UCI, Algarve Bike Challenge and also of Alpen Tour Trophy in the Master category, and in 2015 he arrived on the 4th place at Absa Cape Epic, in the Master category. Another noteworthy events happened in 2000 when he won Tour of Portugal – road cycling and he participated at Sydney Olympic Games.

From the perspective of the professional competitor, but also of the coach, Vitor believes that: “Cycling is characterized by a high physical demand and a very high caloric consumption. The physiological capacities of the maximum consumption of oxygen – endurance – and of recovery are key factors for the performance of the athlete”.

Vitor Gamito will be present at Carpathian MTB Epic as GoldNutrition Ambassador and is a fearful competitor for the other participants.

At its second edition, Carpathian MTB Epic is the first multi-stage mountain bike event in Romania, registered in the UCI international calendar, in the S2 category, and will be held during 16 – 19 August 2018 at the Gradistei – Fundata, an Olympic-level resort in Brasov County.

The event is open both to professional and amateur cyclists.Registrations are open online on the official page until August 5, 2018: http://www.carpathianmtb.ro.

Welcome, Vitor, and the best of luck!