Tour of Rwanda

Tour of Rwanda is a cycling event created in 1988 and based in Rwanda. The event is a Cycling stage race that is organized by the Rwanda Cycling Federation (FERWACY). The event has been part of the UCI Africa Tour (category 2.1) since 2009. In that year, the experienced Adil Jelloul won the inaugural UCI Continental Tour event with a comfortable lead.

Tour of Rwanda
Race details
CompetitionUCI Africa Tour
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First edition1988; 33 years ago (1988)
Editions23 (as of 2020)
First winner Célestin N'Dengeyingoma (RWA)
Most wins Abraham Ruhumuriza (RWA) (5 wins)
Most recent Natnael Tesfatsion (ERI)


Year Country Rider Team
1988   Rwanda Célestin N'Dengeyingoma
1989   Rwanda Omar Masumbuko
1990   Rwanda Faustin M'Parabanyi
No race
2001   Rwanda Bernard N'Sengiyumva
2002   Rwanda Abraham Ruhumuriza
2003   Rwanda Abraham Ruhumuriza
2004   Rwanda Abraham Ruhumuriza
2005   Rwanda Abraham Ruhumuriza
2006   Kenya Peter Kamau
2007   Rwanda Abraham Ruhumuriza
2008   Rwanda Adrien Niyonshuti
2009   Morocco Adil Jelloul Morocco national team
2010   Eritrea Daniel Teklehaymanot Eritrea national team
2011   United States Kiel Reijnen Team Type 1–Sanofi
2012   South Africa Darren Lill South Africa national team
2013   South Africa Dylan Girdlestone South Africa national team
2014   Rwanda Valens Ndayisenga Rwanda Karisimbi
2015   Rwanda Jean Bosco Nsengimana Rwanda Karisimbi
2016   Rwanda Valens Ndayisenga Dimension Data for Qhubeka
2017   Rwanda Joseph Areruya Dimension Data for Qhubeka
2018   Rwanda Samuel Mugisha Dimension Data for Qhubeka
2019   Eritrea Merhawi Kudus Astana
2020   Eritrea Natnael Tesfatsion Eritrea

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