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Rwanda: Mixed Feelings after Eritrea Pulled out of this year’s Tour of Rwanda Competition

Rwandan fans will miss the most loved and powerful Eritrean riders at this year’s Tour of Rwanda competition. But for their top rider Adrien Niyonshuti, it is a blessing in disguise.

By TesfaNews,

Rwandans do not know if they need to rejoice or get annoyed after learning that the much loved and powerful young riders from Eritrea won’t show up on this year’s edition of Tour of Rwanda competition. Continue reading Rwanda: Mixed Feelings after Eritrea Pulled out of this year’s Tour of Rwanda Competition

African Giant Eritrea to Miss the 2011 Tour of Rwanda Competition

Last year's African Champion and winner of Tour of Rwanda - Daniel Teklehaymanot - will be sorely missed in this year’s edition of Tour of Rwanda

By Ostine Arinaitwe,

Daniel Teklehaimanot will not defend his Tour of Rwanda title after confirmation that Eritrea have pulled out of this year’s edition.

The ace rider, who also inspired Eritrea to this year’s African Cycling Championship last week, cruised to victory after beating off stiff competition from compatriot Natnael Berhane. Teklehaimanot won the 1119.1km race after clocking 29 hours, two minutes and 32 seconds, which is 56 seconds faster than Natnael Berhane. Continue reading African Giant Eritrea to Miss the 2011 Tour of Rwanda Competition