Historic Overview Merhawi Kudus Gebremedhin
Merhawi Kudus Ghebremedhin (Tigrinya: መርሃዊ ቕዱስን ገብረመድኅን; born January 23, 1994) is an Eritrean cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Astana–Premier Tech. He was named in the start list for the 2015 Tour de France, becoming one of the first two black Africans to start the Tour alongside teammate and countryman Daniel Teklehaimanot. At the age of 21 Kudus was the youngest rider in the race. He was named in the start list for the 2016 Giro d'Italia.