The event was very well organized and the support from the locals was amazing,” says members of the national South African cycling team
Asmara, – “Eritrea did an excellent job of hosting the Continental Championship! Both the time trail and the road race were very well organized and controlled,” says members of the national South African cycling team.
They also expressed the people’s passion about cycling and were glad to be part of such an event. ” The media coverage was great and the people were genuinely interested in the women’s event,” they added.
Moreover, the cyclists further lauded the support of tens of thousands fans. ” The streets were lined with thousands of passionate local cycling fans shouting FORZA, FORZA, FORZA the entire day! What a wonderful experience. Something i will remember for the rest of my life,” said Ashely, one of the cyclists.
It is to be recalled that the South African national cycling team won all gold and silver medals in the 7th African Continental Cycling women’s championship.