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Tour Du Rwanda 2017: Simon Pellaud Wins Stage Two, Gets Yellow Jersey

Swiss cyclist, Simon Pellaud has won stage two of the Tour du Rwanda, from Nyanza to Rubavu, which also granted him the prestigious yellow jersey.

The stage had a 180Km route being the longest in this year’s competition and the second longest in history of Tour du Rwanda.

The 25 year old Pellaud from USA Team Illuminate, clocked 4:32:20’, currently leading the general classification with 7h50:22′. He is followed by Rwanda’s Joseph Areruya, who rides for Team Dimension Data from South Africa, by only one minute.

Valens Ndayisenga (Tirol Cycling Club), Suleiman Kangangi (Bike Aid) and Patrick Byukusenge (Team Rwanda) come in the third place, fourth and fifth place respectively, on the general classification of the tour.

This Wednesday cyclists will be enroute from Rubavu to Musanze on a distance of 95Km.

The 180km Stage Two saw Simon Pellaud (Switzerland) clock 4:32:30, followed by Matthieu Jeannes (France), Didier Munyaneza (Rwanda), Suleiman Kangani (Kenya) and Metkel Eyob (Eritrea), respectively.

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