Eritrean cyclist wins Tour du Rwanda 2023
Tuesday – Eritrean Henok Mulueberhan from Green Project-Bardiani emerged as the winner of the final stage of the Tour du Rwanda 2023 to Canal Olympia in Rebero, a ceremony attended by different officials including President Paul Kagame.
Mulueberhan clinched the yellow jersey by leading the peloton in the final stage, finishing the race after covering 1,054.6 kilometers in 58 hours 28 minutes and one second.
“The supporters support us in each and every way, each and every country and I would like to say thank you. My team gives me a lot of motivation not to be nervous because two stage is really hard but I managed to bring the trophy home.”
The 23-year-old is the 4th Eritrean to win the Tour du Rwanda tournament, Rwanda hosts the tour du Rwanda tournament every year and is expected to host the world’s cycling championship in 2025.