How Rwanda's Olympic Cycling Team Inspire A Nation

Aug 03, 2012, 09:51 AM

Rwanda, is generally known for one thing and one thing only - the genocide of 1994 in which an estimated 800,000 members of the Tutsi ethnic group were systematically murdered in the space of just 100 days. But the country has one of Africa's fastest growing economies and is marketing itself as something of a regional IT hub. And Rwanda is now home to an increasingly successful international cycling team with one of its members competing in the London Olympics - in the mountain biking competition. Tim Mansel has been to meet Team Rwanda.