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Gallery: Africans continue to shine in Tour of Rwanda

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Young girl cyclists have ridden on the same route of race

Young girl cyclists have ridden on the same route of race
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The stage winner, Langlois Bruno (Team Quebecor Garneau)

The stage winner, Langlois Bruno (Team Quebecor Garneau)
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Darren Lill (National Team South Africa) keeps the yellow jersey

Darren Lill (National Team South Africa) keeps the yellow jersey
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Darren Lill (National Team South Africa)

Darren Lill (National Team South Africa)
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Local children cheer up riders with old bicycle tire

Local children cheer up riders with old bicycle tire
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David Maree (National Team South Africa)

David Maree (National Team South Africa)
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Rwanda is called "the country of thousand hills"

Rwanda is called "the country of thousand hills"
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Tour of Rwanda 2012, stage 4

Tour of Rwanda 2012, stage 4
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Tour of Rwanda 2012, stage 4

Tour of Rwanda 2012, stage 4
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Adrien Niyonshuti (Team Rwanda Karisimbi) stoped with a flat tire

Adrien Niyonshuti (Team Rwanda Karisimbi) stoped with a flat tire
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Qionghai-Wanning

Qionghai-Wanning
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Bruno Langlois (Team Quebecor Garneau)

Bruno Langlois (Team Quebecor Garneau)
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Bruno Langlois (Team Quebecor Garneau) wins stage4 in Tour of Rwanda2012

Bruno Langlois (Team Quebecor Garneau) wins stage4 in Tour of Rwanda2012
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National Team South Africa, the first place in the team general classification

National Team South Africa, the first place in the team general classification
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Qionghai-Wanning

Qionghai-Wanning
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Qionghai-Wanning

Qionghai-Wanning
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The race winner Darren Lill (National Team South Africa)

The race winner Darren Lill (National Team South Africa)
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The race start of stage 3 at Muhanga

The race start of stage 3 at Muhanga
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Remi Pelletier Roy (Team Quebecor Garneau) in action

Remi Pelletier Roy (Team Quebecor Garneau) in action
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The race reader, Shaun Davel (National Team South Africa)

The race reader, Shaun Davel (National Team South Africa)
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A landscape from stage 2 in Tour of Rwanda 2012

A landscape from stage 2 in Tour of Rwanda 2012
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The main groupe in stage 2

The main groupe in stage 2
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The stage winner, Amanuel Meron (UCI Continental Center)

The stage winner, Amanuel Meron (UCI Continental Center)
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Remi Pelletier Roy (Team Quebecor Garneau) gets back the yellow jersey

Remi Pelletier Roy (Team Quebecor Garneau) gets back the yellow jersey
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The race start in a rain at Kigali

The race start in a rain at Kigali
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The race leader Shaun Davel (National Team South Africa) awaits to start

The race leader Shaun Davel (National Team South Africa) awaits to start
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A landscape from stage 2 in Tour of Rwanda 2012

A landscape from stage 2 in Tour of Rwanda 2012
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Between stage 2 and stage 3, riders dry their jerseys on the top of team cars

Between stage 2 and stage 3, riders dry their jerseys on the top of team cars
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Alexey Shmidt (Team Type1-Sanofi) makes solo break away

Alexey Shmidt (Team Type1-Sanofi) makes solo break away
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Darren Lill (National Team South Africa) wins stage 3 in Tour of Rwanda 2012

Darren Lill (National Team South Africa) wins stage 3 in Tour of Rwanda 2012
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Darren Lill (National Team South Africa) celebrates his first win

Darren Lill (National Team South Africa) celebrates his first win
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Darren Lill (National Team South Africa) gets the yellow jersey

Darren Lill (National Team South Africa) gets the yellow jersey
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The race leader, Remi Pelletier Roy (Team Quebecor Garneau) prepares for stage 3

The race leader, Remi Pelletier Roy (Team Quebecor Garneau) prepares for stage 3
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After the race, Jock Boyer and Adrien Niyonshuti (Team Rwanda Karisimbi)

After the race, Jock Boyer and Adrien Niyonshuti (Team Rwanda Karisimbi)
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Following the stage 1 victory of the young Eritrean Merhawi Kudus, the Africans have continue to have success in the Tour of Rwanda on stages 2 and 3.

In the second road stage, another UCI Continental Center rider Amanuel Meron followed his teammate's exploit by taking out a rainy stage from Kigali. Meron won the sprint in the 44.1km morning stage to Muhanga.

Race leader Shaun Davel (South Africa) gave up his yellow jersey to prologue winner Remi Pelletier Roy (Quebecor-Garneau) on that stage, but in the afternoon, Davel's teammate Darren Lill carried the torch, winning the 74.6km route from Muhange to Huye with enough margin to take over the race lead.

Lill maintained his hold on the yellow jersey on today's fourth stage, which was won by Bruno Langlois (Team Quebecor Garneau).

The Tour of Rwanda continues through November 25.