Biniam Ghirmay became the first black African to win a medal at a world championship, finishing second at the World Cycling Upsides. The Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert rider was quite proud of his achievement after the race. ”
I would like to thank my country, my teammates, the staff. It means a lot to me to make Africa proud. It’s for all African runners and for a bright future. ”

This medal falls as the first world championships in Africa were announced this week. The timing couldn’t be better. ”
It means a lot to us. The world championships in Rwanda, in Kigali, will be the first in Africa. It represents a bright future for many young runners. And for us, it will be very motivating. ”

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