The prestigious African race, the Tour of Rwanda 2024, ended on Sunday with the victory of Joseph Blackmore. The Briton from Israel-Premier Tech secured the overall victory in Kigali by winning the final stage.

As for the two Colombians in competition, Jonathan Restrepo (Polti-Kometa) came in fifth place 30 seconds behind the leader and Germán Darío Gómez (Polti-Kometa) came in eleventh place 44 seconds behind the winner.

The eighth fraction had only 76.3 kilometers, a short but explosive day that motivated the attacks from the first kilometers. However, everything was defined in the final climb with a length of 5.2 kilometers and an average gradient of 6.5%.

The final podium of the Tour of Rwanda ended with the British Joseph Blackmore of Israel-Premier Tech at the top, escorted by Kazakh Ilkhan Dostiyv (Astana Qazaqstan Development Team) and Jonathan Restrepo (Polti-Kometa).

Results Stage 8 | Kigali – Kigali (73,6 km)

1Joseph BlackmoreIsrael – Premier Tech1:47:37
2Pierre LatourTotalEnergies0:30
3 Ilkhan DostiyevAstana Qazaqstan Development Team,,
4 William Junior LecerfSoudal – Quick-Step Devo Team,,
5Jhonatan RestrepoTeam Polti Kometa,,

Ranking General

1 Joseph BlackmoreIsrael – Premier Tech17:18:46
2  Ilkhan DostiyevAstana Qazaqstan Development Team0:41
3Jhonatan  RestrepoTeam Polti Kometa0:43
4William Junior LecerfSoudal – Quick-Step Devo Team1:25
5 Fabien DoubeyTotalEnergies1:34