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For Years, Africa Persists for a Place in the European Cycling

Eritrean riders racing in European Cycling
Mekseb Debesay, Daniel Teklehaimanot and Natnael Berhane are the three Eritrean cyclists who form the Dimension Data, a team characterized by its solidarity

BY MANEL MONTILLA *

The dominance of African athletes in the background world has been well known for decades. Ethiopian Haile Gebreselassie, Eritrean Zersenay Tadesse, the four times World half-marathon champion and the first athlete from his country to win an Olympic medal, a bronze in the 10,000 in Athens 2004 final or the Eritrean Ghirmay Ghebreslassie, who also won the 2015 World Athletics Championships in Beijing, China. Continue reading For Years, Africa Persists for a Place in the European Cycling