President Isaias Afwerki received and encouraged the Eritrean National Cycling team that won the 2018 African Cycling Championship both in the men and women’s category. Continue reading Eritrean National Cycling Team Accorded Warm Welcome
After the third day of the African Continental Road Championship, Eritrea tops the medal standings with 17 medals in a total of which 9 are Gold, 3 Silver, and 5 Bronze medals.
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African Cycling Giants Eritrea dominated Saturday’s junior and women road races to extend their medal triumphant at the ongoing 13th African Continental Road Championship.
The 13th Africa’s biggest annual cycling event got underway since Wednesday and will run through to February 18 in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali.
Continue reading Eritrea Dominates Junior, Women Road Races
A family of WINNERS. Mekseb Debesay and his sister Mosana Debesay after winning elite men and women Individual Time Trial of the African Road Continental Championship, on 15 February 2018, in Kigali.
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Mekseb Debesay and his sister Mosana Debesay were respectively crowned African champions in elite men’s and women’s individual time trial (ITT) on February 15, 2018, in Kigali. New success for this Eritrean family of cyclists. Continue reading Cycling: Eritrean Brother and Sister Becomes Champions of Africa
Eritrea leading the Championship with 9 Golds, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze medals so far.
Awesome. Meron Teshome, Awet Habtom and Mosana Debesay (L-R) posing for picture after winning Gold, Bronze and Silver respectively in the elite men and women ITT of the Continental Championship.
Eritrean rider Meron Teshome have won his second Gold medal yesterday in elite men Individual Time Trial (ITT) at the ongoing African Continental Championship 2017 in Luxor, Egypt clocking a time of 53:16, which is 26 seconds faster than South Africa’s Stefan De Bod who finished second. Continue reading Meron Teshome Wins Gold at Elite Mens ITT Continental Championships
Thanks to an illegal maneuver, Tsigabu Grmay of Ethiopia got on to the podium
AFRICAN Continental Individual Time Trial (ITT) Championship concluded earlier today with Eritrean Daniel Teklehaimanot unusually finishing in second place for the Silver medal behind Tsgabu Grmay of Ethiopia while Merhawi Kudus, who had competed in both the Elite and U23 ITT, had won Gold in the U23 ITT while finishing 5th in the Elites.
The ITT Championship Gold medal, that Daniel had successfully defended for 4 years in a row since 2010, has slipped through his finger this time.
Continue reading Daniel Had His African Championship ITT Crown Unfairly Snatched
Eritrean Merhawi Kudus after winning his second Gold medal for the African Championship
ERITREAN rider Merhawi Kudus from team MTN-Qhubeka today won the under 23 Individual Time Trial race of the Confederation of African Cycling Road Championships.
Merhawi posted the fastest time of the day before sweeping his second Gold medal in the championship. Rwandan Valens Ndayisenga and Adil Barbari of Algeria took their respective silver and bronze medal.
Continue reading Merhawi Wins U23 Gold, Daniel Elite Silver at the African Championship ITT
Eritrean Elite Men’s team celebrating their Team Time Trial victory at the 2015 African Continental Championship
the fifth year in a row since 2010, our boys have made our nation Eritrea so proud and got it be eyed as the powerhouse of cycling in the continent ever since consistently. The young Merhawi Kudus, the prolific Daniel Teklehaimanot, the explosive Natnael Berhane and the new African cycling king, Mekseb Debesay have stormed home today to a great win and claim Gold for the Team Time Trial (TTT) for a record 5th in row. FOR Continue reading Team Eritrea Dominates Opening Day of the African Continental Championship
Eritrean-Swedish Meraf Bahta is Europe’s 5000m Women’s Final Champion
ERITREA born Meraf Bahta Wins Gold for Sweden in the Women’s 5000 Meters Final European Athletics Championship Zurich 2014.
European 1500m Champion and the race’s favorite
Sifan Hassan finished second. Continue reading Eritrea Born Meraf Bahta Becomes Europe’s 5000m Champion