Tennent earns first pro victory

South African James Tennent (MTN-Qhubeka) won the Tour of Rwanda's penultimate stage on Friday over a very hilly 152.9km course. Tennent outsprinted his breakaway companion Msgena Kindeya (Ethiopia National Team) to notch his first professional victory.

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Full Results
1James Tennent (RSA) Team MTN Qhubeka4:06:35
2Msgena Kindeya (Eth) Ethiopia National Team0:00:02
3Tedros Redae (Eth) Ethiopia National Team0:01:30
4Kiel Reijnen (USA) Team Type 1 - Sanofi0:01:42
5Dylan Girdlestone (RSA) Team MTN Qhubeka0:01:48
6Joseph Rosskopf (USA) Team Type 1 - SanofiRow 5 - Cell 2
7Nathan Byukusenge (Rwa) Rwanda KarisimbiRow 6 - Cell 2
8Alem Abebe (Eth) Ethiopia National Team0:01:53
9Abraham Ruhumuriza (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi0:01:55
10Adrien Niyonshuti (Rwa) Team MTN Qhubeka0:01:58
11Aléxis Chenevier (Fra) Rhone Alpes0:02:01
12Emmanuel Rudahunga (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi0:02:02
13Adrien Muffat (Fra) Rhone Alpes0:05:29
14Nicodem Habiyambere (Rwa) Rwanda KarisimbiRow 13 - Cell 2
15Gasore Hategeka (Rwa) Rwanda KarisimbiRow 14 - Cell 2
16Richard Laizer (Tan) Tanzania National TeamRow 15 - Cell 2
17Kbrom Giday (Eth) Ethiopia National Team0:05:37
18Obed Ruvogera (Rwa) Rwanda Akagera0:06:10
19Samwel Ekiru (Ken) Kenya National TeamRow 18 - Cell 2
20Stanley Namanyana (RSA) Team MTN QhubekaRow 19 - Cell 2
21Jean De Dieu Uwimana (Rwa) Rwanda AkageraRow 20 - Cell 2
22Joseph Biziyaremye (Rwa) Rwanda AkageraRow 21 - Cell 2
23Samwel Mwangi (Ken) Kenya National TeamRow 22 - Cell 2
24Jacques Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Team MTN Qhubeka0:06:15
25Suleiman Kangangi (Ken) Kenya National TeamRow 24 - Cell 2
26Paul Agorir (Ken) Kenya National TeamRow 25 - Cell 2
27Benjamin Kogo (Ken) Kenya National TeamRow 26 - Cell 2
28Weldemikael Weyo (Eth) Ethiopia National Team0:06:20
29Bram Delie (Bel) Flanders Avia Cycling Team0:11:01
30Janvier Hadi (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi0:11:03
31Hamisi Mkoma (Tan) Tanzania National Team0:11:05
32Nderi Zakayo Mwai (Ken) Kenya National Team0:18:46
33David Nkurunziza (Rwa) Rwanda Akagera0:23:14
34Guy Smet (Bel) Flanders Avia Cycling Team0:24:13
35Emile Bintunimana (Rwa) Rwanda AkageraRow 34 - Cell 2
36Innocent Uwamungu (Rwa) Rwanda AkageraRow 35 - Cell 2
37John Kitivei (Tan) Tanzania National TeamRow 36 - Cell 2
38Damien Fol (Fra) Rhone AlpesRow 37 - Cell 2
39Alex Bowden (USA) Team Type 1 - SanofiRow 38 - Cell 2
40Alexey Shmidt (Rus) Team Type 1 - SanofiRow 39 - Cell 2
41Jérémy Burton (Bel) Flanders Avia Cycling TeamRow 40 - Cell 2
42Diego Van Looy (Bel) Flanders Avia Cycling TeamRow 41 - Cell 2
DNFGetachew Atsbha (Eth) Ethiopia National TeamRow 42 - Cell 2
DNFAntonin Azam (Fra) Rhone AlpesRow 43 - Cell 2
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Mountain 1 - Sommet MG3, 37.5km
1Emmanuel Rudahunga (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi7pts
2James Tennent (RSA) Team MTN Qhubeka5Row 1 - Cell 3
3Msgena Kindeya (Eth) Ethiopia National Team3Row 2 - Cell 3
4Abraham Ruhumuriza (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi1Row 3 - Cell 3
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Mountain 2 - Sommet MG2, 82.1km
1Emmanuel Rudahunga (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi10pts
2James Tennent (RSA) Team MTN Qhubeka7Row 1 - Cell 3
3Adrien Niyonshuti (Rwa) Team MTN Qhubeka5Row 2 - Cell 3
4Kbrom Giday (Eth) Ethiopia National Team3Row 3 - Cell 3
5Kiel Reijnen (USA) Team Type 1 - Sanofi1Row 4 - Cell 3
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Mountain 3 - Centre de Santé de Rufungo, 110.8km
1Adrien Niyonshuti (Rwa) Team MTN Qhubeka15pts
2Kbrom Giday (Eth) Ethiopia National Team10Row 1 - Cell 3
3Kiel Reijnen (USA) Team Type 1 - Sanofi7Row 2 - Cell 3
4Alem Abebe (Eth) Ethiopia National Team5Row 3 - Cell 3
5Nathan Byukusenge (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi3Row 4 - Cell 3
6Tedros Redae (Eth) Ethiopia National Team1Row 5 - Cell 3
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Mountain 4 - Sommet Mwambi, 116.4km
1Adrien Niyonshuti (Rwa) Team MTN Qhubeka10pts
2Msgena Kindeya (Eth) Ethiopia National Team7Row 1 - Cell 3
3Alem Abebe (Eth) Ethiopia National Team5Row 2 - Cell 3
4Joseph Rosskopf (USA) Team Type 1 - Sanofi3Row 3 - Cell 3
5Kiel Reijnen (USA) Team Type 1 - Sanofi1Row 4 - Cell 3
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1Ethiopia National Team12:23:10
2Team MTN Qhubeka0:00:21
3Rwanda Karisimbi0:02:20
4Rwanda Akagera0:15:05
5Kenya National Team0:15:10
6Team Type 1 - Sanofi0:24:18
7Rhone Alpes0:28:18
8Tanzania National Team0:37:22
9Flanders Avia Cycling Team0:56:02
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General classification after stage 6
1Kiel Reijnen (USA) Team Type 1 - Sanofi17:47:42
2Joseph Rosskopf (USA) Team Type 1 - Sanofi0:00:02
3Dylan Girdlestone (RSA) Team MTN Qhubeka0:00:30
4Nathan Byukusenge (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi0:01:21
5Abraham Ruhumuriza (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi0:02:15
6Adrien Niyonshuti (Rwa) Team MTN Qhubeka0:03:16
7Aléxis Chenevier (Fra) Rhone Alpes0:03:59
8Emmanuel Rudahunga (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi0:04:19
9Tedros Redae (Eth) Ethiopia National TeamRow 8 - Cell 2
10Gasore Hategeka (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi0:05:05
11Nicodem Habiyambere (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi0:07:26
12Benjamin Kogo (Ken) Kenya National Team0:08:23
13Suleiman Kangangi (Ken) Kenya National Team0:10:16
14Samwel Ekiru (Ken) Kenya National Team0:10:45
15Kbrom Giday (Eth) Ethiopia National Team0:13:28
16Jacques Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Team MTN Qhubeka0:16:56
17Alem Abebe (Eth) Ethiopia National Team0:18:00
18Janvier Hadi (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi0:18:12
19Weldemikael Weyo (Eth) Ethiopia National Team0:19:29
20Samwel Mwangi (Ken) Kenya National Team0:20:36
21Joseph Biziyaremye (Rwa) Rwanda Akagera0:25:09
22Obed Ruvogera (Rwa) Rwanda Akagera0:25:59
23Paul Agorir (Ken) Kenya National Team0:26:39
24Nderi Zakayo Mwai (Ken) Kenya National Team0:27:45
25Richard Laizer (Tan) Tanzania National Team0:31:45
26Msgena Kindeya (Eth) Ethiopia National Team0:32:40
27James Tennent (RSA) Team MTN Qhubeka0:35:31
28Jean De Dieu Uwimana (Rwa) Rwanda Akagera0:35:55
29Bram Delie (Bel) Flanders Avia Cycling Team0:38:00
30Adrien Muffat (Fra) Rhone Alpes0:38:52
31Guy Smet (Bel) Flanders Avia Cycling Team0:43:21
32Alexey Shmidt (Rus) Team Type 1 - Sanofi0:55:39
33Emile Bintunimana (Rwa) Rwanda Akagera1:00:50
34Innocent Uwamungu (Rwa) Rwanda Akagera1:01:24
35Hamisi Mkoma (Tan) Tanzania National Team1:06:12
36Stanley Namanyana (RSA) Team MTN Qhubeka1:06:40
37David Nkurunziza (Rwa) Rwanda Akagera1:13:29
38Jérémy Burton (Bel) Flanders Avia Cycling Team1:21:04
39Diego Van Looy (Bel) Flanders Avia Cycling Team1:22:29
40Alex Bowden (USA) Team Type 1 - Sanofi1:24:46
41Damien Fol (Fra) Rhone Alpes1:28:42
42John Kitivei (Tan) Tanzania National Team2:08:17
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Mountains classification
1Adrien Niyonshuti (Rwa) Team MTN Qhubeka106pts
2Gasore Hategeka (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi62Row 1 - Cell 3
3Dylan Girdlestone (RSA) Team MTN Qhubeka52Row 2 - Cell 3
4Emmanuel Rudahunga (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi46Row 3 - Cell 3
5Kiel Reijnen (USA) Team Type 1 - Sanofi45Row 4 - Cell 3
6Kbrom Giday (Eth) Ethiopia National Team44Row 5 - Cell 3
7Jacques Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Team MTN Qhubeka43Row 6 - Cell 3
8Alem Abebe (Eth) Ethiopia National Team31Row 7 - Cell 3
9Weldemikael Weyo (Eth) Ethiopia National Team26Row 8 - Cell 3
10Nathan Byukusenge (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi20Row 9 - Cell 3
11Richard Laizer (Tan) Tanzania National Team17Row 10 - Cell 3
12Abraham Ruhumuriza (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi15Row 11 - Cell 3
13Nicodem Habiyambere (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi15Row 12 - Cell 3
14Msgena Kindeya (Eth) Ethiopia National Team15Row 13 - Cell 3
15James Tennent (RSA) Team MTN Qhubeka12Row 14 - Cell 3
16Guy Smet (Bel) Flanders Avia Cycling Team7Row 15 - Cell 3
17Obed Ruvogera (Rwa) Rwanda Akagera5Row 16 - Cell 3
18Aléxis Chenevier (Fra) Rhone Alpes4Row 17 - Cell 3
19Joseph Rosskopf (USA) Team Type 1 - Sanofi3Row 18 - Cell 3
20Tedros Redae (Eth) Ethiopia National Team1Row 19 - Cell 3
21Janvier Hadi (Rwa) Rwanda Karisimbi1Row 20 - Cell 3
22Paul Agorir (Ken) Kenya National Team1Row 21 - Cell 3
23Adrien Muffat (Fra) Rhone Alpes1Row 22 - Cell 3
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Teams classification
1Rwanda Karisimbi53:27:30
2Team MTN Qhubeka0:09:04
3Ethiopia National Team0:14:19
4Kenya National Team0:21:05
5Team Type 1 - Sanofi0:24:32
6Rwanda Akagera1:14:22
7Rhone Alpes1:21:09
8Flanders Avia Cycling Team2:31:49
9Tanzania National Team3:41:00

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