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Eritrea: Natnael Tesfazion Secures Second Place at Cadel Evans Street Race

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Natnael Tesfazion, an Eritrean skilled bicycle owner with the American Lidl-Trek group, claimed second place on the Cadel Evans Nice Ocean Street Race in Australia as we speak. Natnael Tesfazion completed intently behind the stage winner, Australian bicycle owner Laurence Pithie, after a good dash to the end line. He accomplished the 174.3 km race in 4 hours, 17 minutes, and 40 seconds, averaging a pace of 40.5 km/h.

The race featured quite a few makes an attempt of breakaways. In a dramatic flip of occasions with simply 9 km remaining, a number of frontrunners, together with Eritrea’s Biniam Girmay from the Belgian Intermarché-Wanty group, fell again from the main pack.

Natnael was a part of an elite group of 13 riders who tackled a difficult climb with a 7.8% grade, demonstrating his sprinting talent to win his second silver medal on this prestigious Australian occasion. His first silver was earned on the tour’s opening race on January 13.

Additional success for Eritrea got here on January 25, when Biniam Girmay gained a gold medal on the Australian Surf Coast Traditional 2024, additionally representing Intermarché-Wanty.

The Eritrean group in Australia has been notably supportive, enthusiastically cheering for his or her cyclists all through the tour, drawing consideration from varied teams.

In associated information, Natnael Berhane, one other distinguished Eritrean bicycle owner representing the Beykoz Belediyesi Spor membership from Türkiye, secured second place in a one-day race in Türkiye yesterday. Natnael Berhane accomplished the 139 km race in 3 hours, 26 minutes, and 5 seconds, sustaining a mean pace of 40.6 km/h.

Eritrean cyclists have continued to realize exceptional outcomes on the worldwide stage, with 5 podium finishes in varied competitions only one month into 2024.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Data, Eritrea.


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