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).