He makes history by being the first ever Eritrean to finish in the top 10 on GC at a World Tour race, by placing 10th at the 2017 Tour of Gaungxi.
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Mekseb Debesay, from Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka has become the first Eritrean to finish top 10 GC at a World Tour event.
The final stage of the Tour of Gaungxi ended in another mass sprint and, once again, it was Fernando Gaviria (Quickstep-Floors) who took the victory. Niccolo Bonifazio placed second and Dylan Groenewegen was third. The big bunch sprint meant Tim Wellens had no trouble in defending the overall race lead, to be crowned the 2017 Tour of Gaungxi champion. Continue reading Mekseb Debesay Ends Season With Top 10 Overall