Tropical Cycling Amissa Bongo: Podiums after stage 6
On 4 Mar 2017 at 16:34
The African cycling festival is coming to an end in Gabon. On Saturday, they raced between Cap Estérias in Akanda and Libreville, the 6th stage of the Tropical Amissa Bongo 2017. On arrival, Belarusian Oleksandr Golovash won the Minsk Cycling team's success The competition this year.
Golovash thus endorses the orange jersey of stage winner at the finish, as well as that of the most combative of the day.
His teammate and compatriot Stanislau Bazhkou keeps the pink jersey of the leader of the points standings.
In yellow, Frenchman Yohann Gene who did not take much risk in the peloton, well helped also by his teammates of Direct Energie.
Another great day for Moroccans. Essaid Abelouache endorses the blue jersey with white spots of the leader of the ranking of the hot spots, Salaheddine Mraouni is better African and Soufiane Sahbaoui, best young. A Moroccan formation that dominates the team classification.
Eritrean Awet Habtom keeps the best climber's jersey.
Before the podiums of the day, the organizers of the Tropicale officially handed the African cycling trophy of the year 2016 to the Eritrean Okubamariam Tesfom of InterPro Cycling Academy.
Sunday, last stage of the race, an Owendo circuit in Libreville along 137, 5 km.
Date: 4th March 2017
Avg. speed winner: 42.178 km/u
Race category: Men Elite
Start/finish: Akanda (Cap Estérias) › Libreville