Cape Town – the winner of the triple marathon in South Africa Bongmusa Mthembu won 2019 Marathon of two oceans in the exciting end of the 50th World Rally Championship.
The scale was still changing with just a mile, but eventually Mthembu managed to finish the job at 3:08:40 less than two minutes ahead of South African David Gatebe (03: 10,30).
Marathon results for men:
1 Bongmusa Mthembu (RSA) 03:08:40, 2 David Gatebe (RSA) 03:10:30, 3 Justin Cheshire (KEN) 03:11:23, 4 Sintayehu Yinesu (ETH) 03:12:34, 5 Mabuthile Lepopo (LES) 03:16:04
In South Africa there was more success in the women's race Gerda Steyn Taking Honor at Time 03:31:29.
Results of the Women's Marathon:
1 Gerda Steyn (RSA) 03:31:29, 2 Mamorallo Tjoka (LES) 03:38:23, 3 Irvette van Zyl (RSA) 03:41:32, 4 Dominika Stelmach (POL) 03:50:12, 5 Jenna Challenor (RSA) 03:51:56
Earlier during the day, at 21.1 km half-moon, Elroy Galant took the first place in the men's race at 01:03:20 while Namibia Helaila Johannes she won in the women's race at 1:10:30.
– Marathon of Two Oceans (@ 2OceansMarathon) 20 April 2019
The incredible race Gerda Steyn successfully defeated his Two-Oceans ultra-marathon title at 3:31:29, less than a minute off the 30-year-old race record held by Frith van der Merwe. This must be the best performance we've seen in the Two Oceans in decades # OMTOM2019
– Wesley Botton (@wesbotton) 20 April 2019