GREEN PROJECT BARDIANI-CSF FAIZANÈ: RWANDA, STAGE ONE, THIRD HENOK MULUBRHAN AND FOURTH FILIPPO FIORELLI.
A hard-fought first stage that saw young African rider Henok Mulubrhan take the podium, 4th place finish for Filippo Fiorelli
Sprint on the last lap for the duo Green Project Bardiani-CSF Faizanè. Henok Mulubhran, supported by the crowd and his teammates, takes the podium in the final sprint. The statements of the African continental champion: “My Tour du Rwanda could not have started better, this first stage was very suitable for my characteristics, a pity for the missed victory, I thank the fans who show great affection.”
Filippo Fiorelli, just behind him and first Italian rider in the arrival order, finished 4th and freed himself after a difficult first part of the season in Spain, important signals that show the right work in these weeks.
Ethan Vernon of Soudal Quick Step wins, below is the finishing order:
1. Vernon Ethan (Soudal Quick-Step Devo Team)
2. Jeannière Emilien (TotalEnergies)
3. Mulubrhan Henok (Green Project-Bardiani CSF-Faizanè)
4. Fiorelli Filippo (Green Project-Bardiani CSF-Faizanè)
5. Ghebregergish Yoel (Eritrea).
6. Meijers Jeroen (Terengganu Polygon Cycling Team)
7. Bonnet Thomas (TotalEnergies)
8. Berasategi Xabier (Euskaltel-Euskadi)
9. Raisberg Nadav (Israel-Premier Tech)
10. Arefayne Aklilu (Eritrea)
Tomorrow the second stage from Kigali to Gisagara, 133km, live streaming on Rwanda TV’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@RwandanTV/featured