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Janse Van Rensburg of MTN-Qhubeka Wins Stage 2 Tour of Eritrea 2012 (VIDEO)

Janse Van Rensburg of MTN-Qhubeka becomes the first foreigner to win the Yellow Jersey in the history of Tour of Eritrea

Stage 2 winner Van Rensburg also won the Red, Green and Yellow Jersey of the Tour of Eritrea

By MTN-Qhubeka,

Following on from his teammate Jani Tewelde’s first stage win at the Tour of Eritrea on Wednesday 30 May, Jacques Janse van Rensburg ensured that the MTN-Qhubeka Team took another stage win as took first place on the podium after a hot and gruelling second stage from Massawa to Asmara.

The blazing hot conditions of stage one continued through to the second stage of the race, which was a 115km stretch that included a daunting 60km climb along Seydichi Pass.

“Jacques Janse Van Rensburg demonstrated again on today’s stage just why he must be one of this continent’s best climbers by ascending to victory on a brutal 60km climb,” says MTN-Qhubeka Team Manager Kevin Campbell. Continue reading Janse Van Rensburg of MTN-Qhubeka Wins Stage 2 Tour of Eritrea 2012 (VIDEO)

Eritrea Wins Kiwita Izina 2011 Cycling Tour in Rwanda

Daniel is the number one cyclist in Africa

By TesfaNews,

The Eritrean national cycling team which is participating in the 3rd Edition of Kiwita Azina Cycling Rwanda 2011 scored impressive victory in  the three stage competition by standing first. On the first stage competition that runs from the capital Kigali – Kinigi, Eritrean cyclists Daniel Teklehaimanot, Frekalsi Debesai and Meron Russom finished from 1st to 3rd respectively.

This year’s Kwita Izina cycling race covers 321Km race and attracted some of Africa’s top cyclists in  with over 60 riders from Rwanda, Kenya, Eritrea, Tanzania, Uganda, Algeria, Morocco and DRC took part. The tour is recognized by the World Cycling Race Association. Continue reading Eritrea Wins Kiwita Izina 2011 Cycling Tour in Rwanda