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Eritrea’s Daniel Teklehaimanot won stage 4 of La Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2011

Stage 4 winner - Daniel

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The triple champion of Africa, Eritrea’s Daniel Teklehaimanot won stage four (4) of  “La Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2011” as Anthony Charteau of France took the overall lead of the 2011 race in Gabon.

With this historic victory of an Eritrean runner, Daniel Teklehaimanot will be the first African ever to won a stage in the history of “Tropicale Amissa Bongo” race.           Continue reading Eritrea’s Daniel Teklehaimanot won stage 4 of La Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2011

The African Results for the Year 2010 Cycling: The Advent of Eritrea

Eritrean Team

By Fayçal Chehat

The fall of 2010 looked like an Indian summer for the young Eritrean cycling through a triumph in the African Nations Championship and a victory (individual and collective) in the Tour of Rwanda. Tunisia continues to reign on the North African and Arab cycling.   Continue reading The African Results for the Year 2010 Cycling: The Advent of Eritrea

Frekalsi Debesay takes solo win in Rwanda

Eritrean Cyclist in Rwanda

The fifth stage of the Tour of Rwanda was won by Eritrean solo Frekalsi Abrha Debesay. At the line he had left a nineteen seconds ahead of his compatriot Dawit Araya. Which was in turn in a sprint with three South African rapper than Jason Bakke and Moroccan Abdelati Sadoun.

The decor of the fifth stage there was a lot of dirt roads. This caused many large differences. Standings leader Adrien Niyonshuti lost over two minutes on Abrha Debesay, but could still narrowly retained his leader’s jersey. He had eight seconds, Tesfai Teklit (Eritrea).