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Daniel Teklehaymanot Joins Australian Club of ‘GreenEdge’

World media depicts Daniel as an ambassador of Sub-Saharan Cycling and the first African rider who could potentially ride the Tour de France

By Cyclingnews,

Multiple African champion Daniel Teklehaymanot has signed a two-year contract with GreenEdge. The World Cycling Center (WCC), Switzerland, where the Eritrean talent has ridden since 2009, has confirmed the transfer to Cyclingnews.

Teklehaymanot, 23, is the first confirmed transfer to the new Australian structure, which he hopes will join the WorldTour in its first year in the professional peloton. Cyclingnews understands that he met with GreenEdge’s managers for the first time in early June, when the Australians went to Switzerland for some meetings with the UCI. Some other teams were interested in signing him, like Quick Step, FDJ and, above all, AG2R-La Mondiale. Continue reading Daniel Teklehaymanot Joins Australian Club of ‘GreenEdge’