Young Eritrean Talent Biniam Girmay Joins Team Delko Marseille Provence

The 19 year old Eritrean rider Biniam Girmay joins Team Delko Marseille Provence for 2020
The 19 year old Eritrean rider Biniam Girmay joins Team Delko Marseille Provence for 2020.


After the Ethiopian Mulu Hailemichael, Team Delko Marseille Provence calls on another young African talent, the Eritrean Biniam Girmay Hailu.

The 19 year old rider is not completely unknown in the cycling world because he spent 2 years at the UCI World Center.

His record is itself indicative of his ability, with many international victories in the Juniors and immediately in the first year Hope with the 5 th stage of the Tour of Rwanda and the 3 rd stage of the Tropicale Amissa Bongo, before professional confirmed.

Sprinter, wheeler, but also climbing as illustrated by his 5 th place on the summit finish of the queen stage of the Tour de l’Avenir 2020 Biniam is a complete rider who astonished at each of its developments!

Biniam Girmay Hailu :

“I am really happy to join Team Delko Marseille Provence, because I heard a lot of good things about this team during my stay at the UCI and in the races I did in Africa and Europe. Moreover, Delko Marseille Provence is known for the development of young runners. I appreciated my first contact with the leaders of the team. I must thank them for the trust they place in me and I hope to have good results next year! “

Frédéric Rostaing , Team Manager Delko Marseille Provence:

“We followed Biniam since last year as a Junior 2 at the UCI World Center.

His career, both in Europe and Africa, is that of a runner of the future, a rough diamond to polish. It is part of a policy of attracting young talents who will grow with our project. “

The little known Biniam Girmay surprised everyone by winning the 3rd stage of the Tropicale Amissa Bongo in the sprint beating professional riders such as the eleven-time Tour de France winner Andre Greipel of France.


Biniam Girmay after crossing the finish line and claim victory of the stage 5 of Tour du Rwanda 2019.

(* Software translation)