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Uwizeyimana Bonaventure wins Northern Challenge

Uwizeyimana Bonaventure punches the air as he crosses the line
Uwizeyimana Bonaventure punches the air as he crosses the line

National road champion Bonaventure Uwizeyimana continued his great run of form as he won the Northern Challenge race in Musanze on Saturday.

The 2019 Rwanda Cycling Cup officially kicked off on Saturday with Northern Challenge,a city- circuit race in Musanze.

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The peloton included 17 riders from the Democratic Republic of Congo

51 riders including 17 from the Democratic Republic of Congo started the race which was once again dominated by Team Benediction Excel Energy as Uwizeyimana soloed to the victory followed by his teammate Eric Manizabayo. Mike Uwiduhaye completed the podium.

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Nzeyimana Muhirwa won the junior race

In the junior men’s race, Nzeyimana Muhirwa, another Benediction rider emerged victorious from a bunch sprint ahead of Eric Muhoza (Les Amis Sportifs) and Félicien Hakizimana (Fly Cycling CLub)

Valentine Nzayisenga, won the women’s race.

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Valentine Nzayisenga won the women’s race

Full results

  1. Women results - Northern Challenge
  2. Juniors results - Northern Challenge
  3. Elites & U23 Men - Northern Challenge

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