Rwandan rider Muhabwimpundu died in fatal crash


Late Muhabwimpundu during Rwanda Cycling Cup 2017. The 21 year old died on 23 November 2017 during the training


Les Amis Sportifs cycling team has lost a young upcoming rider during her training session in the road Musanze-Kigali on Thursday 23rd November 2017.

The 21 year old female cyclist Esther Muhabwimpundu was riding with  She-Team Rwanda riders  and other riders from Ethiopia and Nigeria who are camping in Africa Rising Cycling Center in Musanze.

Speaking to Richard Mutabazi , the Director of the center said that Muhabwimpundu’s bicycle collided with a car in a horrible crash. She was descending Buranga mount in Gakenke District during the training session.

“ we are saddened by the big loss of our future bright rider Muhabwimpundu , who passed away on Thursday morning between 9 and 11 am . She did a fatal accident as she collided with a car.” He added.

Traffic police spokesperson told the media that late Muhabwampundu was a bit left behind other riders. Due to the speed of her bicycle as she was moving down from Buhanga hill to Gakenke , the riders lost control of her bicycle and  collided with the car which was heading to Musanze.

Late Muhabwimpundu was still in Secondary school S5. She was listed among She-Team Rwanda riders who will compete in African Championship scheduled in 2018 IN Rwanda.

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