The 2nd and 3rd stage of the Tour de Langkawi saw MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung right at the helm of all the action. After a fine team performance on stage 3, Youcef Reguigui was able to secure 2nd place on the stage. Thanks to 7cycling, all our African teams moments have been captured..
Yesterday afternoon the Amaury Sport Organization (ASO) announced the wildcard teams that will be taking part in the Liege-Bastogne-Liege and Fleche Wallonne. MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung are delighted to have received invitations to both World Tour events. The Liege-Bastogne-Liege and Fleche Wallonne form part of the 3 World Tour Ardennes Classics, also known as the climbers classics. The Amstel Gold Race is the third event, which MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung will also be competing at after receiving the invitation some weeks back already. To be part of the biggest races in world cycling has been our African team’s goal since turning professional in 2013. As one of the.
Youcef Reguigui put in a great ride today at the 3rd Tour de Langkawi stage, sprinting to 2nd place just behind Caleb Ewan (Orica-Greenedge). Leonardo Duque (Colombia) claimed 3rd position at the line. It was a fantastic team performance all round by Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung today as what was expected to be another mass sprint stage, turned into a race defining stage. In the early part of today’s racing 5 riders went clear of the peloton and Natnael Berhane was representing MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung in the move. The escapees built up a lead of 3 minutes by the time the peloton hit the cat.