The young Eritrean Metkel Eyob wins stage six

23 November 2013 at 14:30  

Aged only 20, the Eritrean Metkel Eyob the best climber of the Tour of Rwanda 2013 took today his first victory after beating breakaway companions with an assured sprint in climb at the end of stage six in Kigali.

The young Eritrean out-paced Louis Meintjes (MTN-Qhubeka) and the yellow jersey Dylan Girdlestone on last meters when the best Rwandan Jean-Bosco Nsengiyumva took the 3rd place.

GC Standings

  1. Dylan Girdlestone (RSA) South Africa National Team
  2. Louis Meintjes (RSA) of Team MTN-Qhubeka
  3. Metkel Eyob (ERI) of AS.BE.CO Cycling Team

Stage Standings

  1. Metkel Eyob (ERI) of AS.BE.CO Cycling Team
  2. Louis Meintjes (RSA) of Team MTN-Qhubeka
  3. Jean-Bosco Nsengiyumva (RWA) of Rwanda Karisimbi

Jersey Winners

  • SKOL Stage Winner Jersey – Metkel Eyob (ERI) of AS.BE.CO Cycling Team
  • MINISPOC Leader Jersey – Dylan Girdlestone (RSA) of South Africa National Team
  • COGEBANQUE of the Mountains Jersey – Metkel Eyob (ERI) of AS.BE.CO Cycling Team
  • COGEAR of Best Team Jersey – AS.BE.CO Cycling Team (ERI)
  • RDB of Best Rwandan Rider Jersey – Jean-Bosco Nsengiyumva (RWA) – Rwanda Karisimbi

LAST STAGE:

Sunday, NOV. 24 – Kigali to Kigali (94,2 km)
Start Time: 10:0 a.m
Estimated Finish Time: 13:00 p.m