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Team Rwanda Wins Silver at African Championships

by Bonnie Mugabe
4:56 pm

Team Rwanda riders who won silver during the Team Time Trial at the Africa Cycling Competition which stated today in Asmara, Eritrea

The national cycling team ‘Team Rwanda’ has made a flying start at the on-going 2018 African Cycling Competition in Asmara, Eritrea after scooping a silver medal in the Elite Men’s Team Time Trial.

The Eritrean Cycling Federation in cooperation with the African Cycling Confederation is hosting African Cycling competition, which is the first of its kind, started today and will climax on Sunday November 25, 2018.

Rwanda is represented by Tour du Rwanda reigning champion Mugisha Samuel who features for Dimension Data for Qhubeka, National cycling reigning champion Munyaneza Didier and the pair of Manizabayo Eric and Mugisha Moïse who recently won a stage each of the on-going Rwanda Cycling Cup 2018.

The quartet is accompanied by Coach Byukusenge Nathan, doctor Obed Ruvogera and mechanic Eric Maniriho.

Hosts Eritrean cycling national team won the Team Time Trial while Ethiopia cycling team finished third.

Action continues on Thursday with riders taking in the Individual Time Trial race.

 African Cycling competition

Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018: Team Time Trial Race

Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018: Individual Time Trial Race

Friday, Nov. 23, 2018: Women’s Race

Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018: Men’s U-23 Race

Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018: Asmara Circuit Race