Hill, the defending champion, finished the 75km stage in 1:58:24. Coming in second was Erick Heyns, followed by Timo Cooper in third.
In the women’s race Bronwynne Swanepoel claimed her second consecutive stage victory with a time of 2:31:50. Susan Gerber finished second, while Andisiwe Skeyi completed the podium.
View provisional results below:
Stage two (75km)