Hadi Janvier wins the prologue of the Tour Du Rwanda in 2013

17 November 2013 at 15:30  

The Tour of Rwanda 2013 got off to an amazing start today with a circuit around the Amahoro Stadium of Kigali. Consisting of a prologue, an individual time trial of 3,5km.

Huge crowds cheered young talent of Rwanda Janvier Hadi, who realized the best time behind the French Nicolas Lefrançois at 3 seconds. He is the second Rwandan to win a stage in the Tour of Rwanda after Joseph Biziyaremeye in 2011. “It’s my first big victory, Hadi said, it’s the result of my training with Jock Boyer. I was never so happy.”

GC Standings

  • First: Janvier Hadi (RWA) of Team Rwanda Karisimbi
  • Second: Nicolas Lefrancois (FRA) of Team Novo Nordisk Development
  • Third: Louis Meintjes (RSA) of Team MTN-Qhubeka

Stage Standings

  • First: Janvier Hadi (RWA) of Team Rwanda Karisimbi
  • Second: Nicolas Lefrancois (FRA) of Team Novo Nordisk Development
  • Third: Louis Meintjes (RSA) of Team MTN-Qhubeka

Jersey Winners

  • SKOL stage winner jersey: Janvier HADI RWA) of Team Rwanda Karisimbi
  • MINISPOC Leader Jersey: Janvier HADI (RWA) of Team Rwanda Karisimbi
  • COGEBANQUE of the Mountains Jersey: Nicolas LEFRANCOIS (FRA) of Selection de Haute-Savoie
  • RDB of the best Rwandan Jersey: Valens NDAYISENGA (RWA) of Team Rwanda Akagera
  • COGEAR of the best Team Jersey: MTN-Qhubeka (RSA)

STAGE 1 (18/11/2013)

Monday, NOV. 18 – Kigali to Kirehe (129,9km)

Start Time: 08:00 a.m

Estimated Finish Time: 11:30 p.m