Drikus remains on winning streak
Dutch cyclists give locals a run for their money
07 February 2021 | Sports
Coetzee, who won the title for the fourth consecutive year, completed the 40.8km distance in a time of 50 minutes and 12 seconds (50:12).
South African Marc Pritzen came second in 51:14, ahead of Daniel Abraham from the Netherlands in 51:24. As non-Namibians, Pritzen and Abraham were ineligible to compete for podium spots. With the two cyclists out of contention, Horst Neumann who finished the individual time trial in 57:14 took second spot, while Marckernzy Eiseb ended third in a time of 1:00:59.
In the u/23 category, Alex Miller took first spot in 52:31, ahead of Hugo Hahn (52:38) and Tuhafeni Hamundjebo (1:02:46), while in the junior men’s category over 20.4km, Bergran Jensen won the in 28:38 seconds, followed by Ethan L’Éstrange (31:03) and Anton Engling (35:38).
In the Elite Women’s category, Vera Looser took first spot in a time of 28:50, followed by Risa Dreyer (31:01) and Courtney Liebenberg (31:49), while Ashanti Auchas won the Women’s u/23 category in a time of 40:36, followed by Olivia Shililifa (41:45).
Quinty Schoens of the Netherlands came first in that category in a time of 31:24. – Nampa