Bonaventure Uwizeyimana celebrates his success in the race to remember Credit: New Times
Cyclists in the race to remember over the weekend Credit: New Times

Club Benediction’s Bonaventure Uwizeyimana won the third race of 2017 year’s Rwanda Cycling Cup, dubbed ‘Race to Remember’.

The reigning National Championship winner led the event in 4 hours, 17 minutes and 22 seconds as he covered 155.6km from Ruhango town to Karongi.

The Les Amis Sportifs de Rwamagana captain Jean Claude Uwizeye took the second-place clocking 4 hours, 18 minutes and 50 seconds.

Uwizeye had won the second race two weeks ago tagged Farmers’ circuit that started from Kigali and ended in Nyagatare.

Patrick Byukuesenge from Benediction came in the third place using 4 hours, 19 minutes and 54 seconds.

[/media-credit] Bonaventure Uwizeyimana celebrates his success in the race to remember Credit: New Times

Meanwhile, teenager EphremTuyishime from Les Amis Sportif finished fourth posting 4 hours, 20 minutes and 59 seonds.

In the junior’s category that started from Muhangaended in Karongi after making two laps of 4.9km, Benediction’s Eric Manizabayo won this race using 2 hours, 33 minutes and 41 seconds.

He was followed by his team mate Yves Nkurunziza who used 2 hours 36 minutes and 11 seconds while Jean Eric Habimana from Fly Cycling club came in the third place using 2h:36:12.

[Report attributed to Rwanda Times]

David Isabirye

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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