Natnael Berhane of Eritrea is the only black African rider in the 2019 edition of the Tour de France, and said a stage win would change his life.
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Natnael Berhane of Eritrea is the only black African rider in the Tour de France. He spoke to DW about why African riders have more obstacles to overcome – and how he hopes to inspire young Africans to pursue the sport. Continue reading Natnael Berhane of Eritrea, the Only Black African Riding Tour de France 2019
The cycling life: How Natnael’s hard work led to the Tour de France
Already played five grand rounds (Tour de France 2016, Giro 2017-2018 and Vuelta 2014-2015), and recently 10th overall in the Tour of Guangxi, the current National Champion of Eritrea – Natnael Berhane – is ready for this year’s Le Tour with his Professional Continental team Cofidis.
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He is one of the cyclists that have made their country’s name shine in the cycling world. The Professional Cyclist, Natnael Brhane, not only did succeed in making his dreams come true, he also became an inspiration to young Eritrean potential athletes to follow the virtuous line of Eritrean cycling. Continue reading Natnael Berhane Preparing for Tour de France 2019
Already played five grand rounds (Tour de France 2016, Giro 2017-2018 and Vuelta 2014-2015), and recently 10th overall in the Tour of Guangxi, the Eritrean is ready to take up a new challenge at the French club Cofidis for 2019.
Cofidis have another WorldTour rider, picking up signed Natnael Berhane from Dimension Data for the 2019 season. The Eritrean replaces his compatriot and former teammate Daniel Teklehaimanot, who has not received a contract extension. Continue reading Natnael Berhane Joins Cofidis Replacing Daniel Teklehaimanot
The first stage of the Tour of Romandie today rewarded Natnael Berhane of Team Dimension Data by a fine 4th place finish, ahead of five time Tour de France winner Chris Froome.
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Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka was a real protagonist during the first stage of the Tour of Romandie today with our efforts rewarded by a fine 4th place finish for Natnael Berhane.
Michael Albasini (Orica-Scott) was the stage victor, 2nd went to Diego Ulissi (UAE Emirates) and Jesus Herrada (Movistar) placed 3rd.
Continue reading Tour de Romandie #1: Natnael Berhane Sprints to 4th Place
The 2016 UCI World Road Race Championships concluded today with the elite men’s 257km road race. Eritrean Natnael Berhane finishes amazingly 13.
Natnael Berhane, representing the African nation Eritrea, challenged a field of the world’s best cyclists finishing 13th place during the Men’s Elite Road Race at the UCI Road World Championship 2016 in Doha, Qatar.
After an early attack by Natnael Berhane, a group of seven riders broke away from the peloton and kept the gap in the first 100km of the race.
Continue reading Natnael Finishes 13th at UCI World Road Race Championships in Doha
Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka renewed contracts with four African riders – two Eritreans and two South Africans.
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Eritreans Natnael Berhane and Merhawi Kudus, as well as South Africa’s Reinardt Janse van Rensburg and Nic Dougall have inked deals with Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka that will see them representing Africa’s team beyond 2016.
The 22-year old Merhawi Kudus, who is at the moment racing in Spain, has already shown glimpses of his talent during the first week of La Vuelta.
Continue reading Natnael Berhane and Merhawi Kudus Renew Team Dimension Data Contract