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Amanuel Gebreigzabiher Becomes the Overall Winner of Tour International de Constantine

Eritrean Amanuel Gebreigzabiher wins the final GC an YC
Meet the Final GC and YC winner of the International Tour de Constantine, Eritrean Amanuel Gebreigzabiher, who put the “Can” in the “Yes-We-Can” for his team and country

By Alula Abraha,

THAT’s it, … the waiting since yesterday is now over and it’s official that Eritrean rider Amanuel Gebreigzabiher becomes the overall winner of Tour International de Constantine in Algeria.

On the one hand, our National Cycling Team concludes an overall third in ranking after two Algerian clubs.

Salim Keddah of Algeria and Matthias Pyfferoen of Belgium might just have scrambled for a one-two in the stages but it is the Eritrean riders who had the last laugh today.  Continue reading Amanuel Gebreigzabiher Becomes the Overall Winner of Tour International de Constantine

Amanuel Gerezgiher Eyeing Another Win in the International Tour de Constantine

Eritrean cyclist Amanuel Gerezgiher is leading the General Classification (GC) and Youth Classification (YC) at the International Tour de Constantine in Algeria

By Alula Abraha,

IN THE most bizarre of circumstances, Eritrean cyclist Amanuel Gerezgiher, who had finished 2nd in sage-1 and 7th in stage-2, has found himself today leading the GC championship for the yellow Jersey.

Considering the fact that the 20-plus marauding Algerian riders making the race difficult to the already depleted Eritrean side of only five riders (with Meron Abraham out of the race), it must be a remarkable result.  Continue reading Amanuel Gerezgiher Eyeing Another Win in the International Tour de Constantine

Eritrea Becomes the Overall Winner of International Cycling Tour of Setif

Eritrean cyclists continued to win and shine in continental and international races. As PIA once said, “We are #1 in Africa”

By TesfaNews,

THE Eritrean National Cycling Team ranked first place at the International Cycling Tour of Setif in Algeria.

Eritrean riders demonstrate complete dominance in the UCI 2.2 four stage race by winning all the three stages.

Host country Algeria ranked second.  Continue reading Eritrea Becomes the Overall Winner of International Cycling Tour of Setif

Eritrean Mekseb Debesay Wins Stage 5 Critérium International de Sétif

Mekseb Debesay once again proves he is not only a formidable climber but also a sprinter as he snatched victory today the 5th stage of Critérium International de Sétif

By Setif.info,

ERITREAN rider Mekseb Debesay today won the Criterium International Setif 5th round of the GTAC-2015, before Algerians Abdelbasat Hanachi of GS Oil and Hamza Faisal of Velo Club Sovac.

The Eritrean, winner of Blida International Tour 2015, crossed the finish line with a sprint with a time of 2:05:24 against Algerian Hanachi and Hamza Faisal.  Continue reading Eritrean Mekseb Debesay Wins Stage 5 Critérium International de Sétif

Janse Van Rensburg of MTN-Qhubeka Wins Stage 2 Tour of Eritrea 2012 (VIDEO)

Janse Van Rensburg of MTN-Qhubeka becomes the first foreigner to win the Yellow Jersey in the history of Tour of Eritrea

Stage 2 winner Van Rensburg also won the Red, Green and Yellow Jersey of the Tour of Eritrea

By MTN-Qhubeka,

Following on from his teammate Jani Tewelde’s first stage win at the Tour of Eritrea on Wednesday 30 May, Jacques Janse van Rensburg ensured that the MTN-Qhubeka Team took another stage win as took first place on the podium after a hot and gruelling second stage from Massawa to Asmara.

The blazing hot conditions of stage one continued through to the second stage of the race, which was a 115km stretch that included a daunting 60km climb along Seydichi Pass.

“Jacques Janse Van Rensburg demonstrated again on today’s stage just why he must be one of this continent’s best climbers by ascending to victory on a brutal 60km climb,” says MTN-Qhubeka Team Manager Kevin Campbell. Continue reading Janse Van Rensburg of MTN-Qhubeka Wins Stage 2 Tour of Eritrea 2012 (VIDEO)

Jani Tewelde of MTN-Qhubeka Wins Stage 1 Tour of Eritrea 2012 (VIDEO)

For the first time in the Tour of Eritrea history, a foreign team snatched the Yellow Jersey from our national team [… well… with the help of an Eritrean of course]

Jani Tewelde upsets Tour of Eritrea Yellow Jersey tradition

By TesfaNews,

MTN-Qhubeka’s promising rider, Jani Tewelde has won the 89km long stage one competition of the Tour of Eritrea at a time of 2:25’42”. He comfortably took the lead in this UCI 2.2 rated race.

The win is also the first Yellow Jersey win for Jani Tewelde and his team. This phenomenon makes him the first foreign team player to win the Yellow Jersey, for the first time, in the history of the Tour of Eritrea.

Mekseb Debesay from team Red Sea Camels and Yemane Bereket from Eritrean National Team finished second and third respectively followed by MTN-Qhubeka’s Tesfay AbrahaContinue reading Jani Tewelde of MTN-Qhubeka Wins Stage 1 Tour of Eritrea 2012 (VIDEO)