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Natnael Berhane Forgives Racist Cyclist

Natnael Berhane showed big heart and forgives his abuser
The Tour of Austria jury today decided not to kick out Belarussian rider Branislau Samoilau from the race after Natnael Berhane shows big heart and forgives the racist, jealous rider

By Reuters,

THE man who founded the first African team to race in the Tour de France said on Friday that racist abuse suffered by one of his riders could not deflect from its success in establishing Africa’s place in world cycling.

MTN-Qhubeka team founder Douglas Ryder said Eritrean Natnael Berhane was upset at being called a “n****r” by Belarussian Branislau Samoilau as they raced alongside each other, but had rejected suggestions he be disqualified. Continue reading Natnael Berhane Forgives Racist Cyclist