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Eritrea’s Merhawi Kudus Rises Toward the Top

He aimed to win the overall in Oman, but taking the best young rider’s jersey and placing fourth overall is good enough for now.

By Gregor Brown | Velo News,

Eritrean Merhawi Kudus of Dimension Data sat on the sea wall in Muscat taking in the rugged cityscape after the Tour of Oman finished. He said the white jersey, his first at bike racing’s top level, holds importance as he raced among stars like Rui Costa, Fabio Aru, and Romain Bardet.

Kudus beamed a welcoming smile and wore the white jersey proudly. He aimed to win the overall in Oman, but taking the best young rider’s jersey and placing fourth overall is good enough for now. Continue reading Eritrea’s Merhawi Kudus Rises Toward the Top