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Natnael Berhane and Merhawi Kudus: Eritrea’s Champions of the Future

The buzz at the Tropicale Amissa Bongo stage race in Gabon is all about the Eritreans.

 Natnael and Merhawi: Eritrea's Champions of the Future
Merhawi & Natnael: Eritrea’s future Champions

By Andy McGrath,

Four days into the race, the national squad leads the African teams’ classification and have five riders in the top twenty overall, having matched strong European squads like Europcar and Lotto-Belisol blow for blow.

And all with a six-man team born entirely in the 1990s.

They’re the next Colombians,” five-time Tour de France champion 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

Eritrean Cyclists Dominate the 2012 Tour of Rwanda

The youngest and newest Tour of Rwanda Star, Eritrean Merhawi Kudus

By TesfaNews,

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 5 out of the 7 stages wins so far. They still show no sign of slowing down to win the final stage on Sunday (25).  Continue reading Eritrean Cyclists Dominate the 2012 Tour of Rwanda

Merhawi Kudus Won the Engen Dynamic Cycle Challenge in South Africa

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 

By MTN-Qhubeka,

This week it was revealed that Merhawi Kudus will be riding for the 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