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Natnael Berhane wins Queen Stage at Tour of Turkey

African champion Natnael Berhane (EUC) proved Eritrean cycling had come of age when he gave his country its most significant victory to date

Natnael Berhan sweeps the 152km stage race with a style
Natnael Berhan sweeps the 152km stage race with a style

By Cycling News,

Natnael Berhane (Team Europcar) won the stage two mountain finish to Elmali with a powerful surge to the line after leading the attack that decided the queen stage of the race.

The Eritrean rider beat Kevin Seeldraeyers (Astana) and Mustafa Sayar (Torku Sekerspor) by six seconds. He is also the new race leader of the eight stage race.

Berhane is the current African road race and time trial champion but this was his first victory outside of Africa.  Continue reading Natnael Berhane wins Queen Stage at Tour of Turkey