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(In The Bunch) Tour du Rwanda results & GC: Merhawi Kudus wins stage two, takes overall lead

Posted by: Semere Asmelash

Date: Tuesday, 26 February 2019


Tour du Rwanda results & GC: Merhawi Kudus wins stage two, takes overall lead

FEBRUARY 25, 2019, 2:53 PM BY IN THE BUNCH STAFF REPORTER

Astana Pro’s Merhawi Kudus won the 120.3km second stage of the Tour du Rwanda in Huye today.

The Eritrean completed the race in 3:02:17, beating Delko Marseille Provence’s Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz by two seconds in the final sprint. Eritrea’s Biniyam Ghirmay rounded out the podium.

Astana Pro's Merhawi Kudus all smiles after winning stage two of the Tour du Rwanda today and taking the overall lead. Photo: Tour du Rwanda

Astana Pro’s Merhawi Kudus all smiles after winning stage two of the Tour du Rwanda today and taking the overall lead. Photo: Tour du Rwanda

ProTouch’s Jayde Julius was the highest-placed South African, finishing 17th.

With the victory, Kudus took the race lead and will slip on the yellow jersey ahead the third stage tomorrow.

View more results below.

Stage two

1. Merhawi Kudus (Astana Pro) 3:02:17
2. Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz (Delko Marseille Provence) 0:00:02
3. Biniyam Ghirmay (Eritrea)
4. Joseph Areruya (Delko Marseille Provence)
5. Rodrigo Contreras (Astana Pro)
6. Hernán Aguirre (Interpro Cycling Academy)
7. Simon Guglielmi (France U23)
8. Mulu Hailemichael (Dimension Data for Qhubeka)
9. Samuel Mugisha (Dimension Data for Qhubeka)
10. Yuriy Natarov (Astana Pro)

*Selected

17. Jayde Julius (ProTouch)
46. Calvin Beneke (ProTouch) 0:00:26
50. James Fourie (ProTouch) 0:01:00
51. Mornay van Heerden (ProTouch)
76. Rohan du Plooy (ProTouch) 0:03:22

General classification

1. Merhawi Kudus (Astana Pro) 5:43:49
2. Przemyslaw Kasperkiewicz (Delko Marseille Provence) 0:00:02
3. Joseph Areruya (Delko Marseille Provence)
4. Simon Guglielmi (France U23)
5. Alessandro Fedeli (Delko Marseille Provence)
6. Sirak Tesfom (Eritrea)
7. Yakob Debesay (Eritrea)
8. Hernán Aguirre (Interpro Cycling Academy)
9. Bryan Nauleau (Direct Energie)
10. Samuel Mugisha (Dimension Data for Qhubeka)

*Selected

21. Jayde Julius (ProTouch) 0:00:02
34. Calvin Beneke (ProTouch) 0:00:26
56. Mornay van Heerden (ProTouch) 0:02:13
63. James Fourie (ProTouch) 0:03:06
76. Rohan du Plooy (ProTouch) 0:08:50

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