Mugisha wins Chantal Biya Grand Prix

By Nicole Kamanzi M.
On 23 November 2020 at 08:18

Rwandan Mugisha Moïse has won the five-day Grand Prix Chantal Biya in Cameroon, which ended on Sunday.

For four days, the 23 year old pro cyclist maintained the Yellow Jersey and pedaled to win Stage 1, 3 and 4 at the 20th Grand Prix Chantal Biya in Cameroon until it ended.

Mugisha didn’t win stage 2 but managed to add 34 seconds on his time record but quickly made a recovery victory in stage four held on Saturday clocking 2:46:33.
Slovakian national Kubiš Lukáš trailed in second position while Byiza Uhiriwe of Team Rwanda took the third position in this stage.

On the last day of the competition, a 166.4kilometers race from Sangmelima to Yaoundé, Mugisha lifted the Rwandan flag to emerge as the overall winner of the 2020 event.

Mugisha Moïse, who started competing in international competitions in 2018, won the Africa and Rwanda Championships in the Under-23s in 2019.

He also won the Bronze Medal at the recent African Games in Morocco for the Individual Time Trial.

Mugisha Moise, together with his colleagues, won the bronze medal in the race and times as "Team Time Trial" of the Championships "All African Games 2019" was held in Morocco.

Mugisha also managed to scoop the 2nd position at the 12th Tour du Rwanda (2.1) rated international competition just a few seconds behind the winner Tesfatsion Natnael, of Eritrea.