Eritrean cyclist dies while training

Desiet Kidane won the African continental Championship 2018

An Eritrean professional cyclist has died in the outskirts of Asmara while training.

Desiet Kidane, 21 was knocked over by a car while she was cycling.

She was part of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) WCC continental team.

She represented Eritrea in the 94th UCI Road World Championships 2021 alongside Bisrat Gebremeskel and Adyam Tesfalem.

She also won a gold medal in the African Continental Championship 2018 held in Rwanda.

Source: BBC

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