Tag Archives: African championship

Eritrea Dominates Junior, Women Road Races

After the third day of the African Continental Road Championship, Eritrea tops the medal standings with 17 medals in a total of which 9 are Gold, 3 Silver, and 5 Bronze medals.

BY BONNIE MUGABE | KT PRESS

African Cycling Giants Eritrea dominated Saturday’s junior and women road races to extend their medal triumphant at the ongoing 13th African Continental Road Championship.

The 13th Africa’s biggest annual cycling event got underway since Wednesday and will run through to February 18 in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali. Continue reading Eritrea Dominates Junior, Women Road Races

Cycling: Eritrean Brother and Sister Becomes Champions of Africa

A family of WINNERS. Mekseb Debesay and his sister Mosana Debesay after winning elite men and women Individual Time Trial of the African Road Continental Championship, on 15 February 2018, in Kigali.

BY DAVID KALFA | RFI *

Mekseb Debesay and his sister Mosana Debesay were respectively crowned African champions in elite men’s and women’s individual time trial (ITT) on February 15, 2018, in Kigali. New success for this Eritrean family of cyclists. Continue reading Cycling: Eritrean Brother and Sister Becomes Champions of Africa

Meron Teshome Wins Gold at Elite Mens ITT Continental Championships

Eritrea leading the Championship with 9 Golds, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze medals so far.

Awesome. Meron Teshome, Awet Habtom and Mosana Debesay (L-R) posing for picture after winning Gold, Bronze and Silver respectively in the elite men and women ITT of the Continental Championship.

By TesfaNews,

Eritrean rider Meron Teshome have won his second Gold medal yesterday in elite men Individual Time Trial (ITT) at the ongoing African Continental Championship 2017 in Luxor, Egypt clocking a time of 53:16, which is 26 seconds faster than South Africa’s Stefan De Bod who finished second. Continue reading Meron Teshome Wins Gold at Elite Mens ITT Continental Championships

Daniel Had His African Championship ITT Crown Unfairly Snatched

Thanks to an illegal maneuver, Tsigabu Grmay of Ethiopia got on to the podium

By Eri-Sportive,

AFRICAN Continental Individual Time Trial (ITT) Championship concluded earlier today with Eritrean Daniel Teklehaimanot unusually finishing in second place for the Silver medal  behind Tsgabu Grmay of Ethiopia while Merhawi Kudus, who had competed in both the Elite and U23 ITT, had won Gold in the U23 ITT while finishing 5th in the Elites.

The ITT Championship Gold medal, that Daniel had successfully defended for 4 years in a row since 2010, has slipped through his finger this time.  Continue reading Daniel Had His African Championship ITT Crown Unfairly Snatched

Merhawi Wins U23 Gold, Daniel Elite Silver at the African Championship ITT

Eritrean Merhawi Kudus after winning his second Gold medal for the African Championship

By TesfaNews,

ERITREAN rider Merhawi Kudus from team MTN-Qhubeka today won the under 23 Individual Time Trial race of the Confederation of African Cycling Road Championships.

Merhawi posted the fastest time of the day before sweeping his second Gold medal in the championship. Rwandan Valens Ndayisenga and Adil Barbari of Algeria took their respective silver and bronze medal. Continue reading Merhawi Wins U23 Gold, Daniel Elite Silver at the African Championship ITT