Eritrea’s Amanuel Gebreigzabhier was crowned African champion after soloing to victory at the African Continental Road Championships 168km road race in Kigali, Rwanda, today.
Gebreigzabhier completed the 14 laps of 12km circuit in 3:56:29, beating teammate Metkel Eyob and Algerian Azzedine Lagab into second and third respectively.
Rwandan Joseph Areruya won the under-23 category and finished sixth overall.
Their teammate Jan Montshioa was unable to finish the race.
View more results below.
1. Amanuel Gebreigzabhier (Eritrea) 3:56:29
2. Metkel Eyob (Eritrea) +1:53
3. Azzedine Lagab (Algeria) ”
4. Mekseb Debesay (Eritrea) +1:55
5. Eddie van Heerden (South African) +1:58
6. Joseph Areruya (Rwanda) +2:06
7. Henok Mulubrhan (Eritrea) ”
8. Youcef Reguigui (Algeria) +2:08
9. Didier Munyaneza (Rwanda) +2:10
10. Gustav Basson (South Africa) “