Eritrean Natnael Berhane (C) receives the African Cyclist of the year 2012 trophy from French Bernard Hinault (R), five-times Tour de France champion, at the Beach Club in Libreville, on January 20, ... more 
Eritrean Natnael Berhane (C) receives the African Cyclist of the year 2012 trophy from French Bernard Hinault (R), five-times Tour de France champion, at the Beach Club in Libreville, on January 20, 2013 after the seventh and last 126 kms stage of the eighth edition of the Tropicale Amissa Bongo cycling race between Owendo and Libreville in Gabon. The award established this year for the first time by the organizers of Tropicale Amissa Bongo rewards African cyclist who made the strongest impact during the season of events including on the African continent. AFP PHOTO / STEVE JORDAN Steve Jordan/AFP/Getty Images less 
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