Dauphine #5: Daniel Teklehaimanot Wins the Polka Dot Jersey Again

By Team Dimension Data, The first real uphill finish of this year’s Criterium du Dauphine saw Chris Froome (Team Sky) take the victory ahead of GC rivals, Richie Porte (BMC) and Adam Yates (Orica-Greenedge). Thanks to his commanding performance and stage win, Froome also pulled on the overall leader’s yellow jersey.

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Eritrea’s Riders Harbour Dreams of Tour de France

By David Smith | for The Guardian, Her four brothers are top level cyclists, but when Mosana Debesay took up the sport at 14 and wanted to pursue a professional career, her father treated her differently. “He was disturbed,” the 20-year-old recalled. “He said don’t ride, have rest, concentrate on education.” The family lived in […]

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Daniel Teklehaimanot Aiming for Tour de France Stage win in 2016

By Sadhbh O’Shea | for CyclingNews, Daniel Teklehaimanot made history in the 2015 Tour de France when he spent four days in the race’s polka-dot jersey, becoming not only the first Eritrean but the first African to wear that jersey. The success brought him to the attention of the wider cycling world and now the […]

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Daniel Teklehaimanot is on stage with great riders, what an incredible acknowledgement

Daniel Teklehaimanot at the 2016 Tour de France Route Presentation

By TesfaNews, The official route for the 2016 Tour de France has been announced today in a ceremony held in Paris. The tour runs from Saturday July 2 to Sunday July 24. Present at the occasion was the 2015 Tour de France sensation from Team MTN-Qhubeka, the Eritrean Daniel Teklehaimanot. He was seen on the […]

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One Million Nakfa Awarded to Daniel Teklehaimanot and Merhawi Kudus

By Shabait, Business owners in Asmara awarded 500 thousand Nafa (US $25,000) each to the Tour de France 2015 participants Daniel Teklehaimanot and Merhawi Kudus. The national cyclist heroes received their award from Mr. Zemede Tekle, Commissioner of Culture and Sports, at a ceremony conducted at the Commission’s office.

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