The buzz at the Tropicale Amissa Bongo stage race in Gabon is all about the Eritreans.
Merhawi & Natnael: Eritrea’s future Champions
Four days into the race, the national squad and have five riders in the top twenty overall, having matched strong European squads like leads the African teams’ classification Europcar and Lotto-Belisol blow for blow.
And all with a six-man team born entirely in the 1990s.
,” five-time Tour de France champion They’re the next Colombians Bernard Hinault says.
Sitting in the Horn of Africa, Eritrea was colonised by the Italians in the late 19th century, who brought with them a love of ciclismo that has stuck.
Continue reading Natnael Berhane and Merhawi Kudus: Eritrea’s Champions of the Future
The youngest and newest Tour of Rwanda Star, Eritrean Merhawi Kudus
Ever since 2010, the Land of a Thousand Hills, Rwanda, has become the favorite show ground for the relentless Eritrean riders to showcase their talents and capability to the rest of the world.
This year’s edition of the
Tour of Rwanda is no different as the Eritreans maintain their dominance after claiming wins so far. They still show no sign of slowing down to win the final stage on Sunday (25). 5 out of the 7 stages Continue reading Eritrean Cyclists Dominate the 2012 Tour of Rwanda
Eritrean new talent Merhawi Kudus Ghebremedhin from the World Cycling Centre Africa team won the Engen Dynamic Cycle Challenge in Port Elizabeth today.
MTN-Qhubeka’s new rising talent Eritrean Merhawi Kudus
This week it was revealed that
will be riding for the Merhawi Kudus MTN-Qhubeka World Cycling Centre Africa Team next year and he proved today why he deserves his spot on the team.
Bradley Potgieter was the top finisher for Team MTN-Qhubeka in fourth place.
The race was the second in the series and changed its venue from the Altona Primary school to the Aldo Scribante race track dew to excessive rain in the area and took on a circuit format of 2.2km’s for 60 laps.
Continue reading Merhawi Kudus Won the Engen Dynamic Cycle Challenge in South Africa