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Moïse Mugisha wins Grand Prix Chantal Biya 2020

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General Classification
Moïse Mugisha (Team Rwanda)-16:20:47
Kubiš Lukáš (SLOVAQUIE) –16:00:39
Kamzong Clovis (SNH Velo Club)-16:00:45
Daumont Paul (Burkina Faso)-16:00:53
Cisse Isiaka (Ivory Coast)-16:00:53

Moïse Mugisha made history on Sunday, November 22 after becoming the first Rwandan to win the annual Grand Prix Chantal Biya, the biggest cycling race on the UCI-Africa Tour in Cameroon.

He held onto coveted Yellow Jersey since Stage 1 one on Wednesday, November 18.

 

Mugisha won this year’s edition after using 16hrs, 20 minutes and 47 seconds in the five-day race.

 

The 22-year-old who became the first Rwandan to win Grand Prix Chantal Biya, also got a cash prize of Rwf11 million.

 

“I am really happy; I am excited for what we have achieved. This win is for all Team Rwanda members. We did well, every rider played a key role to get this yellow jersey,” Mugisha said.

The other team Rwanda riders didn’t register good performances in General Classification with Samuel Mugisha finishing in 6th place, Didier Munyaneza settled for 8th place, while Joseph Areruya was in 25.

Patrick Byukusenge finished in 29th place while Renus Uhiriwe Byiza came in 36th place.

Meanwhile, Daumont Paul from Burkina Faso won the last stage after using 4 hours, 5minutes and 18 seconds to cover the 166.4 Km race in Sangmelima, Yaoundé.

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