Daniel Teklehaimanot Wins Individual Time Trial at the African Cycling Championship Race Egypt

Daniel Teklehaimanot

Daniel Teklehaimanot Wins Individual Time Trial at the African Cycling Championship Race Egypt

Daniel Teklehaimanot defend his time trial title again

03.12.2013 |  (rsn) – Daniel Teklehaimanot (Orica GreenEDGE) won in Sharm el-Sheikh the individual time trial of the Africa Cup. The Eritreans sat down on a 42-kilometer course in 54:30 minutes 32 seconds ahead of the South African Willie Smit by. Third place was his compatriot Johannes Christoffel Nel (+ 1:09).

For Teklehaimanot, who was the only World Tour rider in the 32-strong field of starters, it was the fourth time trial title at the continental championships in a row – an achievement which will also welcome the team MTN Qhubeka. For the team of Gerald Ciolek and Linus Gerdemann is the new home of Teklehaimanot in the coming season. The 25-year-old has signed a contract there for two years.

On Sunday he had consecutively won with the national team of Eritrea for the third time the team time trial in Sharm el-Sheikh.

The junior classes and the women's race in the time trial were all in South African hand on Monday. There were victorious Ashleigh Moolman (Women Elite / Lotto Belisol Ladies), Heidi Dalton (junior women) and Ivan Venter (juniors).

In the medal count thus leads after eight of the twelve races of South Africa with five gold, three silver and two bronze medals in front of Eritrea (3/1/0). In third place Algeria ranks with a silver medal and two bronze medals

 

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