Tag Archives: Eritrean Riders

Eritrea Participating at the 2020 UCI Road World Championships

Eritrea is second in the latest UCI Cycling Africa Tour ranking

The 87th UCI Road World Championships cycling event will take place in Imola, Italy from September 24 – 27th, 2020.

BY SHABAIT

Eritrea is participating at the 2020 UCI Road World Championships Cycling competition that commenced on the 24th of September in Imola, Italy. Continue reading Eritrea Participating at the 2020 UCI Road World Championships

Eritrea’s Natnael Tesfazion Crowned Tour de Rwanda 2020 Champion

20 years old Eritrean rider Natnael Tesfazion becomes WINNER of Tour du Rwanda 2020. He is also champion in the category of the Tour’s Youth Classification. Natnael becomes the 3rd Eritrean to win the Tour du Rwanda after Daniel Teklehaimanot (2010) and Merhawi Kudus (2019).

BY PETER KAMASA | THE NEW TIMES

Natnael Tesfazion has become the third Eritrean and second in a row to win Tour du Rwanda after being crowned as this year’s champion on Sunday (01) afternoon in Kigali. Continue reading Eritrea’s Natnael Tesfazion Crowned Tour de Rwanda 2020 Champion

La Tropicale 2020, The Year of All Records

The indomitable Eritrean riders upsets tradition at La Tropicale. They denied European professionals their usual dominance of the race by claiming a record three stage victories and almost all the Jerseys.

BY TROPICALE AMISSA BONGA

This year, La Tropicale has reached a remarkable cruising speed. At the opening of the 2020 cycling season in January, the Gabonese event allowed African riders to express themselves as never before. Continue reading La Tropicale 2020, The Year of All Records

Young Eritrean Talent Biniam Girmay Joins Team Delko Marseille Provence

The 19 year old Eritrean rider Biniam Girmay joins Team Delko Marseille Provence for 2020.

BY DELKO MARSEILLE PROVENCE *

After the Ethiopian Mulu Hailemichael, Team Delko Marseille Provence calls on another young African talent, the Eritrean Biniam Girmay Hailu.

The 19 year old rider is not completely unknown in the cycling world because he spent 2 years at the UCI World Center. Continue reading Young Eritrean Talent Biniam Girmay Joins Team Delko Marseille Provence

Eritrea at UCI World Cycling Championships

Eritrea sending an 11 member strong cycling team to the UCI World Road Cycling Championships in Yorkshire, UK

BY EMBASSY MEDIA | PRESS RELEASE

Cycling has become a vital element in Eritrea’s national identity. The UCI World Road Cycling Championships are coming to Yorkshire on September the 21st, 2019. Continue reading Eritrea at UCI World Cycling Championships

Eritrean Metkel Eyob Conquers Steepest Climb in Stage 4 of Tour de Indonesia

Metkel Eyob of Trengganu TSG Cycling team wins Stage 4 – the brutal climb of Ijen vulcano at the 2019 Tour de Indonesia – in Banyuwangi on Aug. 22. It was his first pro win.

BY RAMADANI SAPUTRA | THE JAKARTA POST

When it comes down to it, determination has a greater impact than giftedness, Olympian cyclist Kristin Armstrong once said. Such spirit was reflected in Eritrean Metkel Eyob of Trengganu TSG Cycling, who conquered the 2019 Tour de Indonesia’s toughest stage – Stage 4, known for having the cycling race’s steepest climb at Ijen Crater in Banyuwangi, East Java. Continue reading Eritrean Metkel Eyob Conquers Steepest Climb in Stage 4 of Tour de Indonesia