Ethiopia’s Hadnet Asmelash dreams of turning pro in Europe

Ethiopia’s Hadnet Asmelash dreams of turning pro in Europe

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Africa Women Cycling Jeremy Ford

written by Jeremy Ford on February 26 2016

From her home in Ethiopia, Hadnet Asmelash never missed a stage of the Giro d'Italia last year.

Whatever the race went through, the flat stages or the Dolomites, she tried to see her boyfriend, Tsgabu Grmay of Lampre-Merida, the first black African to compete in the Corsa Rosa in over one century. But Hadnet, 22, is not a pro rider's partner like the others. She is a cycling champion in her own right, and she dreams of becoming a professional in Europe, following the path of Grmay.

To read more about Hadnet's plans, click here: http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/ethiopias-hadnet-asmelash-dreaming-of-turning-pro-in-europe/

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