Tour du Rwanda 2021: Alan Boileau wins stage two, Umba Lopez takes yellow jersey

By IGIHE
On 3 May 2021 at 12:05

A French national, Alan Boileau, 21, riding for B&B Hotels has won the second stage of Tour du Rwanda 2021 that saw riders setting off from Kigali to cross the finishing line in Huye covering 120.5 kilometers.

Boileau was the first to cross the finish in front of COGEBANQUE branch in Huye town using 3 hours 7 minutes 14 seconds.

Colombian Umba Lopez Abner Santiago riding for Androni Giocattoli was the second to cross the finishing line using 3 hours 7 minutes 20 seconds.

He took the yellow jersey after clocking 2 seconds ahead the peloton of 20 riders including Sanchez Brayan Vergara (Medellin) who won the first stage from Kigali to Rwamagana.

Uhiriwe Byiza Renus (Team Rwanda) was Rwanda’s top performer coming 14th while came in 26th.

The third stage of Tour du Rwanda 2021 will continue on Wednesday with riders covering 171.6 kilometers from Nyanza town to Gicumbi district.

Classified under UCI 2.1 category, the 13th edition of Tour du Rwanda has attracted 75 riders competing under 15 teams that will ride eight stages.

It runs from 2nd to 9th May 2021.

Boileau was the first to cross the finish in front of COGEBANQUE branch in Huye town using 3 hours 7 minutes 14 seconds.
The second stage of Tour du Rwanda 2021 saw riders setting off from Kigali to cross the finishing line in Huye covering 120. 5 kilometers.

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