Natnael Berhane

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Natnael Berhane is certainly one of the most talented riders on the African Continent. He proved this by winning the continental championships on 2 occasions now. Natnael was also the first black African rider to win a European race when he won the Queen stage and the overall classification of the Tour of Turkey.

Natnael also won the most prestigious African stage race in 2014, the Tour of Gabon by craftily outsprinting multiple Tour de France stage winner Luis Leon Sanchez. It was only natural that one of Africa’s best riders would join Africa’s team for the 2015 season. Natnael has since progressed to play a vital role for the team. He is one of the team’s GC hopes for week long stage races.

Born: 05-01-1991
Birth Place: Eritrea
Height: 182cm
Weight: 66kg
Turned Professional: 2013
Rider Type: Tour Rider
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Career Highlights

2016
3rd Stage 4 Tirreno-Adriatico
13th World Championships

2015
Eritrean National Road Race Champion
5th GC Tour of Austria
African Championships TTT
3rd Best Climber Tour de Langkawi

2014
GC La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
Eritrea TT National Championships

2013
GC Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey
Stage 3 Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey

2012
African Continental Championships
GC Tour d’Algérie

2011
African Continental Championships
African TTT Continental Championships
Stage 6 La Tropicale Amissa Bongo

2010
GC Tour Eritrea