William Kelly and Thulani Gule won the Swazi Frontier after the 60.7km third and final stage concluded in Swaziland yesterday.
The Mormond Faka Fire pair finished with a final general classification time of 11:06:47, comfortably beating Inyatsi Racers’ Sifiso Mhlanga and Rudolf Pretorius by almost and hour-and-a-half. Buck ‘n Pom’s Martin Buck and Kevin Record, who were second before the final stage, finished third overall some 12 minutes later.
Umbuluzi Ladies’ Retha Harding and Nadine Stein comfortably won the women’s team race with a final GC time of 13:11:13, finishing fourth overall out of all the categories. Ganda Ganda’s Gavin Harvey and Caryn Harvey topped the mixed team’s standings with 15:14:37.
View the overall results below after the third and final stage.
1. William Kelly & Thulani Gule (Mormond Faka Fire) 11:06:47
2. Sifiso Mhlanga & Rudolf Pretorius (Inyatsi Racers) 12:31:27
3. Martin Buck & Kevin Record (Buck ‘n Pom) 12:43:22
4. Rob Godlonton & Peter Winn (Teraco 5/EOH Connect) 13:21:24
5. Antonio Simoes & Frederick van Greunen (Windhoek Light) 13:24:36
6. Dirk Labuschagne & Kevin Krige (Teraco 4) 13:27:27
7. Ashley Seiler & Bevan Langton (Ashley & Bevan) 14:07:06
8. Ant Southgate & Shane Chorley (Teraco 10/Frogfoot 5) 14:23:36
9. Shawn Heydenrych & Christoff Viljoen (Windswept) 14:32:10
10. James Spring & Andrew Spencer (Springtime Folly) 14:48:49
1. Retha Harding & Nadine Stein (Umbuluzi Ladies) 11:06:47
2. Bonny Swanepoel & Kathy Rees (Superwomen) 14:18:47
3. Rebecca Sands & Michelle Zuich (Benoni Barbies) 18:52:09
1. Gavin Harvey & Caryn Harvey (Ganda Ganda) 15:14:37
2. Oscar Koster & Mireille Koster (Dutch Courage) 16:28:09
3. Dick Morkel & Linda Bethell (Nutriders lick) 17:22:05
4. Brett Stephen & Megan Stephen (Will let you know?) 17:26:51
5. Bradley Schroder & Leanne Trollope (Running Rhinos) 17:51:28