Uwizeye Jean Claude wins Heritage Tour Challenge
Amis Sportifs rider Uwizeye Jean Claude won the inaugural Heritage Tour Challenge one-day race on Saturday.The 21-year old rider,sprinted to victory from a reduced peleton as a number of riders were distanced in the final six-lap circuit.
Mugisha Samuel (Benediction Club) was second and Karegeya Jeremie (Cine Elmay) third in Nyanza.
Uwizeye, one of a few Team Rwanda riders who raced on Saturday,said it was a “ tough race” as he “was still tired” from Tour du Rwanda.
The Rubavu-based Benediction Club won the team classification ahead of Amis Sportifs and Cycling Club for All.
Top 10 results
1. Uwizeye Jean Claude (Amis Sportifs) 3:21:37
2. Mugisha Samuel (Benediction Club)
3. Karegeya Jeremie (Cine Elmay)
4. Manizabayo Eric (Benediction Club) 3:21:41
5. Nduwayo Eric (Benediction Club) 3:21:43
6. Twizerane Mathieu (CCA) 3:21:45
7. Rugamba Janvier (Amis Sportifs) 3:21:49
8. Ruberwa Jean (Benediction Club) 3:29:28
9. Byukusenge Nathan (Benediction Club) 3:29:45
10. Ruhumuriza Abraham (CCA)