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(Interview): Tekeste Weldu ‘Jegante’, A Legend of Eritrean Cycling

Born to be a cyclist. Tekeste Weldu ‘Jegante’ is one of the founding fathers of modern Eritrean cycling. He is one of the first Eritrean riders who participated in International Cycling tournaments including Olympic games representing Eritrea, although at that time Eritrea was not independent country.

By Asmait Futsumbrhan,

We proudly present to you a legend, some funs call him the “father of cycling”, and some told us that he is the one who introduced modern cycling to Eritrea. Tekeste Weldu, aka “Jegante”, is one of the first Eritrean Athletes who participated in international cycling tournaments including the Olympic Games, making his name shine across the world of cycling. Continue reading (Interview): Tekeste Weldu ‘Jegante’, A Legend of Eritrean Cycling