Niyonshuti sweeps Tour of Kigali

Tour of Kigali (148km)1)  A. Niyonshuti  4h 21 542)  G. Hategeka  4h 22 083)  D. Craven  4h 22 184)  N. Byuskunge  4h 38 30 Women (74km)J.Uwimana   2h 22 52 African continental cycling championshipNovember   10-14Tour of Rwanda November   17-25 ADRIEN Niyonshuti warmed up for the African continental championship in style after powering to this year’s Tour of Kigali.
Niyonshuti edged Hategeka yesterday. (Net.Photo)
Niyonshuti edged Hategeka yesterday. (Net.Photo)

Tour of Kigali (148km)
1)  A. Niyonshuti  4h 21 54
2)  G. Hategeka  4h 22 08
3)  D. Craven  4h 22 18
4)  N. Byuskunge  4h 38 30

Women (74km)
J.Uwimana   2h 22 52

African continental cycling championship
November   10-14
Tour of Rwanda
November   17-25

ADRIEN Niyonshuti warmed up for the African continental championship in style after powering to this year’s Tour of Kigali.

The South Africa based rider raced home in 4 hours, 21 minutes and 54 seconds, 14 seconds clear of Gasore Hategeka who followed closely in second place.

Namibia’s Dan Craven gave the locals a glimpse of what to expect in the upcoming African continental championship after wrapping up the top three slots with a time of 4 hours, 22 minutes and 18 seconds.

At the end of the 148km, Niyonshuti won a cash prize of Rwf 300.000, while Hategeka and Craven settled for Rwf 250.000 and Rwf200.000 respectively.

In the women’s fray, Janet Uwimana claimed the top prize (Rwf150.000) after using 2hours, 22 minutes and 52 seconds.

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