Discover the Thrilling Story of Tesfatsion, the Tour du Rwanda Winner

Tour du Rwanda Victory
Tour du Rwanda Victory
Tour du Rwanda Victory
Tour du Rwanda Victory

Welcome to our coverage of the Tour du Rwanda cycling competition, one of the most exciting sports events on the African continent.

We will take you through the journey of Tesfatsion, an Eritrean cyclist who has emerged victorious for the second time in this highly competitive race.

We will delve into the details of Tesfatsion’s exceptional performance, training regimen, and challenges in the race.

The Rise of Tesfatsion

Born in Asmara, the capital city of Eritrea, Tesfatsion grew up with a passion for cycling. He began his career as a professional cyclist in 2014. Since then, he has participated in several prestigious cycling events, including the Tour of Algeria, the Tour of Rwanda, and the Tour of Eritrea.

Tesfatsion’s career took off in 2018 when he won the Tour of Eritrea, a race dominated by his compatriot Daniel Teklehaimanot. After this win, Tesfatsion became a household name in Eritrea and has since then been one of the most promising young cyclists in Africa.

The Tour du Rwanda Victory

The Tour du Rwanda is a six-day cycling race covering over 900 kilometers of mountainous terrain in Rwanda. The race attracts some of the most talented cyclists from Africa and beyond.

This year’s race was highly competitive, with 16 teams from various countries vying for the top spot. Tesfatsion’s victory was remarkable, considering the stiff competition and challenging terrain.

Tesfatsion began the race in excellent form, winning the first stage in 3 hours and 13 minutes. He performed exceptionally well, winning three more steps and finishing with 20 hours and 22 minutes. His closest rival, the Rwandan cyclist Jean-Claude Uwizeye, finished 49 seconds behind him.

The Secret to Tesfatsion’s Success

Tesfatsion’s exceptional performance can be attributed to his rigorous training regimen, determination, and unwavering focus. He is known to be a disciplined athlete who adheres to a strict diet and training schedule.

He trains for several hours daily, focusing on endurance, speed, and technique. Tesfatsion’s experience in previous races also gave him an advantage over his rivals, as he knew how to pace himself and conserve energy.


Tesfatsion’s victory at the Tour du Rwanda for the second time is a testament to his talent and dedication to cycling. He has inspired young cyclists across Africa, and his story reminds us that anyone can achieve their goals with hard work and determination.

We hope this article has comprehensively explained Tesfatsion’s incredible performance at the Tour du Rwanda.

We look forward to more exciting races from him in the future.