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Natnael Berhane Voted Top African Cyclist of the Year 2012

Natnael Berhane – Another Pride of Eritrea – voted African Cyclist of the year

By Tropicale Amissa Bongo,

Natnael BERHANE has been elected African Cyclist of the year 2012 by a jury sponsored by the Tropical Amissa Bongo and chaired by five-times Tour de France champion Bernard Hinault.

The award established this year for the first time by the organizers of Tropicale Amissa Bongo (Gabon) rewards African cyclist who made the strongest impact during the season of events including on the African continent.

The 21 year old young Eritrean easily won the vote with 72 points against 41 points for South African Reinhardt Janse Van Rensburg and 39 points Moroccan Adil JelloulContinue reading Natnael Berhane Voted Top African Cyclist of the Year 2012