African Road Cyclist, Daniel Teklehaimanot (@DanielTeklehai1)

daniel Teklehaimanot

Daniel Teklehaimanot is a professional road racing cyclist from Eritrea, Africa. He was a member of the UCI’s World Cycling Centre training program before signing to Australian cycling team GreenEDGE in 2012. He finished sixth overall in the Tour de l’Avenir in 2009. In 2010 he rode as a trainee for the Cervélo TestTeam. That same year, he won the African Championships in the road race, individual time trial and team time trial, at both senior and under-23 levels. In the 2010–2011 UCI Africa Tour, he won the Tour of Rwanda and the Kwita Izina Cycling Tour. He also participated in the 2012 Summer Olympics being the first Eritrean competing in a sport other than athletics, he finished the road race in the 73rd position. In 2012, he became the first Eritrean to ride in La Vuelta. Daniel recently joined MTN-Qhubeka for the 2014 season, on a two-year contract. Keep your eyes on this rising talent!
Info curated from Wikipedia The video above was an ineterview Danial did with inCycle Riders last year.
daniel Teklehaimanot


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