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The Tour du Rwanda competition that started early this week kicks its final stage. Rwandan riders are keen to win this Tour as it has been the case past two times. Valens Ndayisenga is to be crowned the winner of the Tour du Rwanda.

 

The riders started riding towards the final stage
The riders started riding towards the final stage

Early this morning riders started competing to win the last stage from the Amahoro National Stadium-Controle technique-Station Engwn(Simba Supermarket)-Kibagabaga-Kinyinya- Kabuga Nyarutarama-MTN HQ-RDB-RDB cross about-Airtel-Amahoro National Stadiun.

Arriving to the Amahoro Stadium, the riders will cross the stadium nine times.

The rider from the Dimension Data for Qubeka Bonaventure Uwizeyimana told Umuseke that the main aim is to helo their collegue Valens Ndayisenga to win this competition.

Some of the prayers ofr Haute Savoie Rhones Alpes from France and others from Cameroon lost some of their best players due to differnt circumstances and this put them disqualified for keeping participating in this tour.

Around 10h55′  riders have crossed three times and Vales Ndayisenga was among the fast riders in this final stage.

11h13’:At the fourth stage the fast riders were Lagab Azedine and Timothy Rugg with 1min18’ in advance. Nathan Byukusenge and Buru Temesgen (Ethiopia) are among the ones coming next.

The former captain of Team Rwanda being hugged by one of his colleague
The former captain of Team Rwanda being hugged by one of his colleague
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Two guys from Team Rwanda being ready for the starting of the stage
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The coach of the Rwanda’s cycling Sempoma Alex team briefing his boy
Valens Ndayisenga wowing the crowd
Valens Ndayisenga wowing the crowd
He says he is confident to win this stage
He says he is confident to win this stage
Chatting with his colleague
Chatting with his colleague
The Yellow Jersey owner smiling...
The Yellow Jersey owner smiling…
The Rwandan superstar rider Valens Ndayisenga
The Rwandan superstar rider Valens Ndayisenga

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The Police and other stakeholders orienting the riders towards the final stage
The Police and other stakeholders orienting the riders towards the final stage
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Riders are keen to win this last stage
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The USA native Rugg Timothy is among the favorite riders in this 2016 Tour du Rwanda

 

Many Kigali cities dwellers gathered in the neigborhoods of Kigali streets to eyewitness the tour and support Rwandan riders.

11h30’: riders finished the firth round and Rugg Timothy was the fast runner while Nathan Byukusenge was the second one.

Valens Ndayisenga is coming closer to the first group of runners.

At Kibagaba area, some of Rwandan riders were moving faster than their colleagues

Nathan Byukusenge was the fist runner when they arrived at Kibagabaga area
Nathan Byukusenge was the fist runner when they arrived at Kibagabaga area
Rwandans are performing better
Rwandans are performing better
Some of the fist riders include South African, among others
Some of the fist riders include South African, among others
This woman was amazed by the speed that bicycles are moving wth
This woman was amazed by the speed that bicycles are moving wth
The speed decreased when it comes to climbing
The speed decreased when it comes to climbing

 

Patrick Byukusenge Azzedine Lagab and Timothy Rugg were the fast runners
Patrick Byukusenge Azzedine Lagab and Timothy Rugg were the fast runners

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Locals are present at the streets backing their favorite riders
Locals are present at the streets backing their favorite riders
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Some of them climbed above landscapes to see clearly the tour
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Rugg Timothy one of the best riders in this competition
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As the last stage, all of riders are keen to win this tour

As the final stage continues, the riders are keen to win it and more fans attend are present to the streets to support Rwandan riders.

 

Young people are among the most active in supporting the Rwanda team
Young people are among the most active in supporting the Rwanda team
They have to cross nine times before arriving at the last line
They have to cross nine times before arriving at the last line
The man in blue encouraging Rwandan riders to keep fast pace
The man in blue encouraging Rwandan riders to keep fast pace
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Rugg Timothy and his colleagues are among the best ones to come closer to final stage’s win.
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People were numerous admiring the riders

11h50’: They crossed Amahoro Stadium and Rugg Timothy is faster  than others while Areruya Joseph comes next and Janja Navara .

12h00’ :Herve Raoul Mba is no longer among the competitors

12h10’ : Riders closed the seventh time and are currently crossing the final one.

They crossing the Stadium for the final time
They crossing the Stadium for the final time
Rugg Timothy is among the favorite ones
Rugg Timothy is among the favorite ones
The riders arriving at the finishing line
The riders arriving at the finishing line
Fans wowing Valens Ndayisenga
Fans wowing Valens Ndayisenga

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The Rwandan star wins this Tour for the second time
The Rwandan star wins this Tour for the second time

 

The Stage of  awarding the best winners

The best rider ever
The best rider ever
He said this Tour was his to be won
He said this Tour was his to be won
The youngest and the best climber in this ended Tour du Rwanda
The youngest and the best climber in this ended Tour du Rwanda
Rwandan Minister of  Sports and Culture  giving the yellow jersey to the best winner Valens Ndayisenga
Rwandan Minister of Sports and Culture giving the yellow jersey to the best winner Valens Ndayisenga
The man of the day
The man of the day
Singing and respecting the Rwandan National Anthem
Singing and respecting the Rwandan National Anthem

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He was given  the national flag
He was given the national flag
He hugged his beloved father
He hugged his beloved father
Smiles and laughs
Smiles and laughs
Aimable Bayingana and Minister Uwacu greeting the parents of  Valens Ndayisenga
Aimable Bayingana and Minister Uwacu greeting the parents of Valens Ndayisenga
Those parents are proud of their son
Those parents are proud of their son

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