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Berhane Returns to La Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2014

Natnael Berhane, Daniel Teklehaymanot and Moroccan Tarikh Chafi are still record holders in the history of Tropicale Amissa Bongo
Natnael Berhane, Daniel Teklehaimanot and Moroccan Tarikh Chafi are still record holders in the history of Tropicale Amissa Bongo

By Tropicale Amissa Bongo,

Less than one week from start of the 9th edition of the Tropicale Amissa Bongo, Natnael Berhane appears as one of the favorites for overall standing.

The Eritrean who had created a sensation in 2011 when he was beaten in the sprint by professional riders at the arrival of the last stage in Libreville has since this time passed levels one by one, with a serenity that suggests big ambitions. Continue reading Berhane Returns to La Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2014

Eritrean Cyclists Nominated for 2013 Best African Cyclist Award

Natnael Berhane poses as he receives the African Cyclist of the Year 2012 trophy from French Bernard Hinault, five-times Tour de France champion, at the Beach Club in Libreville in January 20, 2013.

By TesfaNews,

Six of Eritrea’s finest cyclists – Natnael Berhane, Daniel Teklehaimanot, Merhawi Kudus, Mekseb Debesay, Metkel Eyob and Tesfom Okbamariam – have been chosen among the 24 nominated candidates for the 2013 Best African Cyclist of the Year award.

The organiser of the award, the Tropicale Amissa Bongo, runs this second edition of the award to succeed Natnael Berhane of Eritrea who voted the Best African Cyclist of the Year in 2012. Continue reading Eritrean Cyclists Nominated for 2013 Best African Cyclist Award