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Daniel Teklehaimanot Among Top 5 Climbers to Watch at the Tour de France

Eritrean rider Daniel Teklehaimanot is one of the top 5 climbers to Watch at the 2015 Tour de France
Eritrean rider Daniel Teklehaimanot is one of the top 5 climbers to Watch at the 2015 Tour de France as he proved to the world that he is the undisputed King of the Mountains and polka dot jersey winner at the Tour de France preparatory race Criterium du Dauphine. Tour de France countdown: 6 days to go.

By Cycling News,

WITH five summit finishes, the 2015 Tour de France is one of the most mountainous Grand Tours in recent years and the fight for the King of the Mountains competition is certain to be one of the most strongly contested battles in this year’s race.  Continue reading Daniel Teklehaimanot Among Top 5 Climbers to Watch at the Tour de France

Merhawi Concludes 2nd Overall in Tour de Langkawi

Merhawi Kudus won overall second in the General Classification while his team MTN-Qhubeka named the best team of the tour after winning the team GC

By TesfaNews,

Malaysia’s 2014 Tour de Langkawi has been concluded today with Andrea Guardini wining the 10th and final stage while Eritrean Merhawi Kudus of team MTN-Qhubeka finished second overall place on GC behind Iranian tour winner Mirsamad Pourseyedigolakhour (Tabriz Petrochemical Cycling Team).

Pourseyedigolakhour celebrated the victory to become Asia’s first ever overall winner of the tour. His team had worked very hard to maintain his slim 8 seconds lead over second placed contender Merhawi Kudus in the six stages that followed the queen stage of the race in Genting Highlands on the fourth stage.  Continue reading Merhawi Concludes 2nd Overall in Tour de Langkawi