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Frenchman Geoffrey Soupe wins sixteenth version of the Tropicale in Gabon

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Frenchman Geoffrey Soupe (TotalEnergie) received the sixteenth version of the Tropicale Amissa Bongo in Gabon on Sunday , one of the crucial vital biking races on the African continent.

Algeria’s Hamza Amari and Mauritian Christopher Rougier-Lagane got here second and third respectively.

The seventh and final stage of the race led to Libreville, the capital of Gabon, on Sunday.

“The victory is all of the extra lovely as a result of the workforce was formidable and the feelings are indescribable, to have this stress over seven days”, (…) “We had been underneath stress till at the moment, there isn’t a small race, the extent is basically homogeneous for about fifty riders so it is vitally troublesome”, stated Frenchman Geoffrey Soupe, winner of the Tropicale Amissa Bongo 2023.

“After two years of silence, you will have seen the craze, all over the place the Tropicale has gone, as is the case at the moment on the boulevard, there are folks, it’s the pleasure of seeing the little queen on Gabonese soil” stated Libreville resident Nestor Obiang Ngong.

The Tropicale Amissa Bongo, which counts for the UCI Africa Tour, came about in 5 of the 9 provinces of Gabon, a small central African nation 90% lined by dense rainforest

The race options worldwide skilled groups in addition to ten nationwide groups from the African continent.

Last rating of the sixteenth version of the Tropicale Amissa Bongo:

1. Geoffrey Soupe (FRA/TotalEnergie) in 20h18:16.

2. Hamza Amari (ALG/Algeria nationwide workforce) in 20h18:45.

3. Christopher Rougier-Lagane (MAU/Mauritius nationwide workforce) 20h18:50.

4. Natnael Berhane (ERI/Beykoz Crew-Turkey) 20h18:52.

5. Dawit Yemane (ERI/Eritrea Nationwide Crew) 20:18:54.