After Valens Ndayisenga winner in 2014, the Rwandan public has found a new champion with Jean-Bosco Nsengimana. The young rider from Rubavu on Lake Kivu stood out throughout the week by winning three stages and wearing the yellow jersey from first to last day.
He won here the first major victory of his young career. "This is a great moment
for me but it is also the result of the work of the all team," he said at the finish line facing tens of thousands of spectators. "I worked hard to succeed in this Tour du Rwanda and it is a great reward."
Rwandans have dominated all the race since last Sunday, leaving no chance to their opponents from Eritrea, Morocco or France. "It was a very hard week, said Jérémy Bescond former French professional. The pace was very fast and the Rwandans had the advantage of knowing the roads. This is the strongest who won, we tried to put in difficulty but there was nothing to do. "
Jean Bosco Nsengimana was celebrated like a hero in a very festive atmosphere on the podium in front of the Amahoro stadium after the arrival of the final stage which was won in sprint by the Eritrean Metkel Eyob.