Cycling pair jet in for Tour of Rwanda

The South Africa based pair of Janvier Hadi and Bonaventure Uwizeyimana are in the country to prepare  for the 2013 edition of Tour du Rwanda scheduled for November 17-24.

The South Africa based pair of Janvier Hadi and Bonaventure Uwizeyimana are in the country to prepare  for the 2013 edition of Tour du Rwanda scheduled for November 17-24.

The pair returned back to the country last week and went straight to Rwanda camp based in Musanze.

Top rider Adrien Niyonshuti is expected in the country next month. Both Uwizeyimana and Hadi, who are currently featuring for Team UCI Continental Centre, have pursued the footsteps of Niyonshuti, who is a member of MTN Qhubeka in South Africa.

The Rwanda Cycling Federation’s Permanent Secretary Emmanuel Murenzi said, “The pair have settled in well with the rest of the team. We expect Niyonshuti to return back to the country before next month.”

The Tour of Rwanda has registered a record participation this year. Sixteen teams from Africa, Europe and the Americas will take part in the event.

The Tour of Rwanda consists of seven stages and a prologue making 819 km in total, through all the provinces of Rwanda.

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