At just 23 years old, he comes to European Cycling thanks to Stradalli – Bike Aid German team, eager to stand out and to show that Eritrea is also a land of sprinters. We are talking about the young rider Meron Teshome, who has spent a bit of his time to answer our questions. He told us what his goals are for this season, how he started in the world of cycling and his vision about the rise of African cycling. Continue reading Interview with Bike Aid Rider Meron Teshome→
NATNAEL Berhane (Europcar) wins the 2014 Eritrean National Individual Time Trial (ITT) Championship ahead of Daniel Teklehaimanot (MTN-Qhubeka) on Saturday. Mekseb Debesay finished 3rd.
The Europcar rider returned home to Eritrea after the Tour de Romandie to prepare for the Eritrean National Championships and is expected in France next week to be on the starting line for the Criterium du Dauphine race.
“Working for a rider who is capable of winning is a good lesson for everyone else, and it’s also a way of learning about yourself and pushing yourself a little bit further” – WCC trainer Jean-Jacques Henry
By World Cycling Center,
After Daniel Teklehaimanot and Natnael Berhane, the World Cycling Centre is preparing to send another young Eritrean, Merhawi Kudus, into orbit this year.
Teklehaimanot and Berhane have now turned professional, riding for Orica-GreenEdge and Team Europcar respectively, while their fellow countryman will be wearing the Bretagne-Séché jersey in the Tour de l’Ain, which runs from Friday to Tuesday.