Biniam Girmay Takes the Green Jersey

Asmara, 03 July 2024 – In a historic achievement, Eritrean professional cyclist Biniam Girmay, a member of the Intermarché-Wanty team, claimed the green jersey in the fifth stage of the Tour de France today. Girmay secured this prestigious accolade after the intermediate sprint, amassing an impressive 102 points.

Following in the footsteps of his compatriot Daniel Teklehaimanot, Girmay becomes the first Eritrean cyclist to don the green jersey in the Tour de France. This milestone marks a significant moment in Eritrean cycling history, showcasing the growing prominence of Eritrean athletes on the global stage.