Eritrean National Cycling Team Accorded Warm Welcome On Arrival Home

Eritrea: African Champions 2010

Asmara, 28 November 2010 – The Eritrean National Cycling Team, which scored outstanding victory in the African Championship and Rwanda Tour arrived Asmara in the morning hours today.

During the arrival of the National Team at the Asmara International Airport, the Commissioner of Eritrean Sports, Major Gen. Romodan Osman Awliay, Minister of Public Work, Mr. Abraha Asfaha and other officials handed them  flowers and accorded them warm welcome.

Garnering all the gold medals in the Rwanda Tour, the Eritrean National Cycling Team scored a unique history, and would participate cyclist Daniel Teklehaimanot in the London Olympic 2012.     

Cycling fans went out in streets of Asmara to express their happiness in the evening hours today and warmly welcomed cycling team.

Fans at Bahti Meskerem Square

In the Rwanda Tour and African Championship from November 17 to 25, cyclist Daniel retained three jerseys and Eritrea became the winner of the Rwanda Tour surpassing South Africa the second contestant.

Eritrean cyclist drew broad attention from various world media outlets, according to reports.