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Dr Naigzy Gebremedhin and the Eritrean Flag on Mount Kenya

To crown his achievement and honour his homeland, he planted the Eritrean flag on top of the Lenana Peak of Mount Kenya.

At 84yo, Dr. Naigzy Gebremedhin climbs the second highest mountain in Africa, Mt Kenya for the 13th time and becomes the oldest man to climb the mountain ever.

BY ALEMSEGED TESFAI | KEMEY.NET

Naigzy Gebremedhin (Ph.D.) is known in Eritrea as a former Director of the FAO, a former Dean of the Building College in Addis Ababa, the author of the first environmental protection plan for Eritrea, the architect, and the Director of the Cultural Assets Rehabilitation Program (CARP) in Asmara. CARP was the precursor to the current Eritrea World Heritage Committee, which succeeded in registering Asmara as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue reading Dr Naigzy Gebremedhin and the Eritrean Flag on Mount Kenya

Daniel Teklehaimanot Among Top 5 Climbers to Watch at the Tour de France

Eritrean rider Daniel Teklehaimanot is one of the top 5 climbers to Watch at the 2015 Tour de France as he proved to the world that he is the undisputed King of the Mountains and polka dot jersey winner at the Tour de France preparatory race Criterium du Dauphine. Tour de France countdown: 6 days to go.

By Cycling News,

WITH five summit finishes, the 2015 Tour de France is one of the most mountainous Grand Tours in recent years and the fight for the King of the Mountains competition is certain to be one of the most strongly contested battles in this year’s race.  Continue reading Daniel Teklehaimanot Among Top 5 Climbers to Watch at the Tour de France

#Dauphine Stage-5: Daniel Teklehaimanot Defends His Polka Dot Jersey

VERY IMPRESSIVE. MTN-Qhubeka’s Daniel Teklehaimanot maintains his lead as king of Mountain in the 2015 Critérium du Dauphiné and keep defending his polka dot jersey for the fifth time with 33 KOM points to his name.

By Alula Abraha,

WITH five categorised climbs on 161km route today at the Critérium du Dauphiné 2015, it was important for the Eritrean Daniel Teklehaimanot to get into the break to protect his polka dot jersey.

Daniel (MTN-Qhubeka) therefore, went on an early attack after just 4km of racing, taking 6 other riders with him to form the break of the day and heading off in search of mountains classification points in store.  Continue reading #Dauphine Stage-5: Daniel Teklehaimanot Defends His Polka Dot Jersey