Three Cyclists selected to join Skol Fly Cycling Club

Riders at the starting line at the Skol sponsored tournament held in the Special Economic Zone in Masoro. Courtesy

THREE CYCLISTS; Théogène Bizimana, Erneste Nyaminani and Ferdinand Sibomana were selected on Sunday to join the Skol Fly Cycling Club during the Talent detection race. It was organized by the Skol-sponsored club, in collaboration with Rwanda Cycling Federation.

The race was held at Special Economic Zone in Masoro. Bizimana, 18 will immediately join the senior team while the other two who are 17, will be riding with junior team.

Biziamana clocked one hour, nine minutes and 19 seconds in a distance of 49.5km. He was followed by Nyaminani with one hour, nine minutes and 29 seconds while Sibomana used one hour, nine minutes and 39 seconds.

In the elite category, Benediction Excel Energy rider, Eric Manizabayo won the race after clocking two hours, 18 minutes and 56 seconds where they run 3.3 kilometers where they go for 30 laps.

He was followed by Patrick Byukusenge who used two hours, 18 minutes and 57 seconds while Bonaventure Uwizeyimana came on third with 2 hours, 22 minutes and 18 seconds.

Didier Munyaneza came fourth using 2 hours, 24 minutes and 28 seconds while Moïse Mugisha came on fifth with two hours, 24 minutes and 46 seconds.

However, Tour du Rwanda former champion Valens Ndayisenga did not finish the race after dropping out after 14 laps.

The race was organized by Skol Fly Cycling Club, in collaboration with Rwanda Cycling Federation while the race, sponsored by Skol Brewery.

editor@newtimesrwanda.com

 

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