Cycling star Areruya wins ‘Tour de l’Espoir’

By IGIHE
On 5 February 2018 at 10:19

Rwandan young cyclist star, Joseph Areruya continues to fly Rwandan flag internationally by winning international cycling competitions.

On Sunday, Areruya proved his professionalism by making new history of winning Tour de l’Espoir that took place in Cameroun last week

The victory qualifies him to participate in Tour de l’Avenir for under 23-year cycling competitions that will take place in August in France.

Areruya retained the yellow jersey on Saturday after using 2h28min40sec and set a record of 2min37sec ahead of the second on the general list.

The pre-final stage was won by Areruya’s teammate Samuel Mugisha as both Rwandan cyclists finalized the stage together but Areruya left the title for Mugisha.

Both cyclists play for South African based team, Dimension Data for Qhubeka.

Areruya played the last stage on Sunday confidently as he had advanced other competitors. He finalized in the 4th position.

This is the third international competition Areruya won in a period of four months including Tour du Rwanda and Tropicale Amissa Bongo.

Areruya and Mugisha celebrate as they win pre-final stage

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