Videos: Daniel Teklehaimanot makes history in Stage 6 of Tour de France
Teklehaimanot first African in polka dot jersey
By NBC News
Daniel Teklehaimanot has a unique care in the Tour de France. The Eritrean is the first African to receive the polka dot jersey on his shoulders.
Of the South African team MTN QHUBEKA climber chose in the sixth stage to Le Havre early on their heels with the Belgian Kenneth Vanbilsen and Frenchman Pierrig Quemeneur. Of those three Teklehaimanot proved the strongest of the three mounds of the fourth category. With that he took three mountain points, one more than the wearer of the polka dot jersey Joaquim Rodriguez.
Teklehaimanot earlier this year put even seize the polka dot jersey in the French stage race Critérium du Dauphiné. When he looked forward to the Tour de France. "When I was looking up at the Tour de France young, I was always enthusiastic about the battle for the polka dot jersey for the yellow than that," said Teklehaimanot. "I hop that I get the chance even to fight again for the polka dot jersey. A day with this sweater would be enough for me."
Impey and Hunter went for
Teklehaimanot is the first rider of the African continent which is leading in the mountain classification. The yellow jersey and the white jersey places were previously worn by Africans: South Africans by Daryl Impey and Robert Hunter. Impey wore two days, the yellow in the Tour of 2013. In 2011, Hunter was allowed a day in the white car.
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