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Daniel Teklehaimanot Secured the Polka Dot Jersey for the Second Year in a Row

Daniel Teklehaimanot wins 2nd Polka Dot Jersey
Eritrean rider Daniel Teklehaimanot secured the best climber of the race title at the 2016 Critèrium du Dauphiné to become the only rider to win 2 Dauphine polka dot jerseys in a row since 1996.

By Team Dimension Data,

Stage 7 of the 2016 Critèrium du Dauphiné was another tough one. With six categorized climbs on the menu, Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka wanted to be part of the action to help Daniel Teklehaimanot claim back the Polka Dots jersey as the best climber of the race. In the end our African Team was able to celebrate, as the Eritrean star secured the jersey for the second year in a row.

Edvald Boasson Hagen was also able to get onto the podium, taking the overall in the points classification. In addition to that, Steve Cummings delivered the icing on the cake today with his stunning stage win. Continue reading Daniel Teklehaimanot Secured the Polka Dot Jersey for the Second Year in a Row

#TdRwanda: Mekseb Wins Stage 1, Amanuel Crowned KOM

A sweeping 1st, 2nd and 3rd victory by Eritrean riders as Mekseb Debesay wins the first stage of Tour du Rwanda with Meron Teshome and Aron Debretsion following him. Amanuel Gebreigzabhier crowned the King of Mountain title.

By TesfaNews,

Eritrean Mekseb Debesay wins the first stage of Tour du Rwanda with Meron Teshome and Aron Debretsion following him 2nd and 3rd as he crossed the finishing line.

Mekseb Debesay, who rides for Team Bike Aid, set out to finish strong on the 120 km stage to claim his first gold. He is one of the favorites expected to win the tour as he was known claiming similar victories last year of  the first and sixth stages.  Continue reading #TdRwanda: Mekseb Wins Stage 1, Amanuel Crowned KOM