Daniel Teklehaimanot Winner of Polka dot Jersey – Tour de France Stage 6



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Daniel Teklehaimanot (MTN QHUBEKA) provides a first in the Tour de France: the Eritrean is the first African to receive the polka dot jersey on his shoulders and the first black African who stays on the Tour podium.

 

Teklehaimanot picked in the sixth stage to Le Havre early on their heels with our compatriot Kenneth Vanbilsen and Frenchman Pierrig Quemeneur. Teklehaimanot proved the strongest of the three climbs of fourth category that were on the trail, and takes as three points for the mountain classification. He took the polka dot jersey from Spaniard Joaquim Rodriguez.