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Eritrea Dominates Junior, Women Road Races

Eritrea dominates African Continental Road Championship road races
After the third day of the African Continental Road Championship, Eritrea tops the medal standings with 17 medals in a total of which 9 are Gold, 3 Silver, and 5 Bronze medals.

BY BONNIE MUGABE | KT PRESS

African Cycling Giants Eritrea dominated Saturday’s junior and women road races to extend their medal triumphant at the ongoing 13th African Continental Road Championship.

The 13th Africa’s biggest annual cycling event got underway since Wednesday and will run through to February 18 in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali. Continue reading Eritrea Dominates Junior, Women Road Races

Zersenay Tadese won the 46th ‘San Silvestre Vallecana’ – an IAAF Silver Label Road Race

Tadese in San Silvestre Vallecana

IAAF, Madrid, Spain

Eritrea’s Zersenay Tadese (28:27) and Portugal’s Jessica Augusto (31:59) clinched respective victories at the 46th ‘San Silvestre Vallecana’ –  an IAAF Silver Label Road Race –  held in the Spanish capital on New Year’s Eve (31).

Tadese and Augusto suceeded in a very different ways. While the World Half Marathon record holder took advantage of Spain’s Ayad Lamdassem’s route mistake over the closing stages, the Portuguese European Cross Country champion became an overwhelming victor as she built a massive 55-second advantage on Spain’s European 1500m champion Nuria Fernández. 

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