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Merhawi Concludes 2nd Overall in Tour de Langkawi

Merhawi Kudus won second in the General Classification while his team MTN-Qhubeka named the best team of the tour after winning the team GC
Merhawi Kudus won overall second in the General Classification while his team MTN-Qhubeka named the best team of the tour after winning the team GC

By TesfaNews,

Malaysia’s 2014 Tour de Langkawi has been concluded today with Andrea Guardini wining the 10th and final stage while Eritrean Merhawi Kudus of team MTN-Qhubeka finished second overall place on GC behind Iranian tour winner Mirsamad Pourseyedigolakhour (Tabriz Petrochemical Cycling Team).

Pourseyedigolakhour celebrated the victory to become Asia’s first ever overall winner of the tour. His team had worked very hard to maintain his slim 8 seconds lead over second placed contender Merhawi Kudus in the six stages that followed the queen stage of the race in Genting Highlands on the fourth stage.  Continue reading Merhawi Concludes 2nd Overall in Tour de Langkawi

Eritrean Natnael Berhane Inherits Tour of Turkey Victory

The Natural Winner of the 49th Presidential Tour of Turkey

By TesfaNews,

Eritrean Natnael Berhane (Europcar) finally inherited the historic Presidential Tour of Turkey title after Turkish Cycling Federation confirms the doping offence and formally stripped off the victory title from the controversial winner Mustafa Sayar.

The surprise victory by a relatively unknown Mustafa Sayar and his dramatic performance on stage six with eight seconds clear of against riders and teams with far more experience raised eyebrows and questions.

Sayar, however, brushed off the questions and suspicions, saying, “I am a clean and credible winner.” Continue reading Eritrean Natnael Berhane Inherits Tour of Turkey Victory