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CicloWeb / African Continental Championships - TTT (CC) : Eighth consecutive victory for Eritrea

Posted by: Semere Asmelash

Date: Wednesday, 14 February 2018


The quartet of Eritrea at the start of the African Championships © Twitter

The quartet of Eritrea at the start of the African Championships © Twitter

At the start the African Championships: Eritrea and Ethiopia conquer the team time trials

February 14, 2018
In Rwanda, in the capital of Kigali, the week dedicated to the African road cycling championships began today . Day dedicated to the various team time trials, with the climax reached in the men's elite test. Eighth consecutive victory for Eritrea that, thanks to Mekseb Debesay, Metkel Eyob, Amanuel Gebreigzabhier and Simon Musie, have faced the 40 km course in 51'28 ", managing to exceed 17" Rwanda and 46 "l ' Algeria. Fourth place for Morocco to 49 ", fifth to Ethiopia to 2'01" while, from the sixth place of Mauritius, the gap exceeds 4 '.
Among the women there are only three nations competing on the 40 km track. For the first time in the category, it was Ethiopia : Selam Amha, Tsega Beyene, Eyeru Gebre and Eyerusalem Halil employed 1h02'38 ", preceding only 8" the quartet of Eritrea. Far more distant instead Rwanda, come to 7'04 ".

 2018   »   African Continental Championships - TTT (CC)

Team Time Trial  »  Kigali  ›  Kigali   (40k)

Race information

Date: 14th February 2018
Avg. speed winner: 46.63 km/u
Race category: Men Elite
Start/finish: Kigali › Kigali

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