In recognition of Black History Month, Sirius Cycles will be featuring cyclists of color for the month of February.
Born: August 25, 1991
Hometown: Mekelle, Ethiopia
Tsabu Grmay started cycling in 2008 with his brother and father. He began competing in local races, winning his first event. Encouraged, he joined his brother’s team, the Trans Ethiopia Team, and started racing regularly, progressing from a B-level junior to A-level racing in 2009. When he began outperforming his older brother, he realised that he had the potential to compete at a higher level.
He was selected for the 2009 Ethiopian National Team and competed at the 2010 African Champs in Rwanda, where he finished third in the U23 category. He and also rode the tour of Rwanda, finishing fifth overall. In 2010, he trained at the UCI African Continental Cycling Centre in South Africa. In 2011, he trained at the UCI Centre in Switzerland and competed in the Tour of South Africa and Tour of Gabon. He joined the MTN-Qhubeka Team in 2012 and is looking forward to continuing to build on his international race experience.
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