Tag Archives: Eritrean Professional Cyclists

Eritrean National Cycling Team to Compete at Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2013

Year 2013 begins for Eritrean cyclists to show case their dominance on the continent and beyond
For Eritrean cyclists, 2012 was a special year. Will 2013 be even better?

By Shabait,

Finalizing its preparation as of the 23rd of December, the Eritrean Cycling Team left Wedenesday (9th) to take part in Tour de Gabon due to be conducted from 14 – 20 this month. Members of the team coached by Mussie Asehel include cyclists of under 23 age like Meron Amanuel, Tesfom Ogbamariam, Merhawi Kudus, Meron Teshome, Mekseb Debesai and Tesfai Abraha, who is also member of the South African professional cycling club MTN Qhubeka.  Continue reading Eritrean National Cycling Team to Compete at Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2013

GreenEdge Rider Teklehaymanot Prepares for London 2012 in Eritrea

Orica-GreenEdge rider, Daniel Teklehaymanot, on his debut WorldTour campaign

With his most elegant and almost languid pedaling style, Eritreans will see their hero rider Teklehaymanot at the London Olympics representing their country for the first time

By Cycling News,

Daniel Teklehaymanot’s graduation to WorldTour level at OricaGreenEdge this season has been a significant stride in Eritrean cycling’s progress at international level and he will continue in that pioneering fashion at the London 2012 Olympics on July 28.

“It’s going to be the first time that Eritrea has been represented in cycling at the Olympics, so I’m very happy,” Teklehaymanot told Cyclingnews. “I’m looking forward to riding for Eritrea in the national jersey at the Olympics in London. It will be special.”  Continue reading GreenEdge Rider Teklehaymanot Prepares for London 2012 in Eritrea