Iita, Johannes champs of Victory Race series

Iita, Johannes champs of Victory Race series

FIVE hundred participants took up the challenge extended by Old Mutual in the Windhoek leg of the Victory Race series.

The event was not without drama, as Reinhold Iita made a surprise appearance for the 21-km race after having said he would be out of the country for this race. Iita (31) managed to stave off a determined effort from his older rival, Luketz Swartbooi (40), to win the race and clinch the series with three wins.His prize money for the Windhoek race was N$1 000 and for winning the series he received N10 000.Iita ran the race in 1 hour 06 minutes and 03 seconds, followed by Swartbooi in 1h 07m 11s.Close on their heels was Willem Rooi in a series best of 1h 07m 36s.The unstoppable Helaria Johannes cruised to a win in 1h 19m 54s to dominate the series.Beate Naigambo was second with 1h 20m 11s and Helena Iipinge third with 1h 26m 09s.Johannes will be the clear winner of the N$10 000 offered from Old Mutual.The Windhoek leg boasted a wide variety of participants from all walks of life with Old Mutual CEO, Johannes Gawaxab, leading his staff in the event as an example of good sportsmanship.The full results were as follows: Age group 20-39 1) Reinhold Iita (1h 6m 03s) 2) Willem Rooi (1h 07m 36s) 3) Johannes Naitembu (1h 07m 49s) Women 1) Helaria Johannes (1h 19m 54s) 2) Beate Naigambo (1h 20m 11s) 3) Helena Iipinge (1h 26m 09s) Age group 40+ 1) Luketz Swartbooi (1h 07m 11s) 2) Robert de Klerk (1h 31m 40s) 3) Reinhardt Sharon (1h 32m 14s) Women 1) Adri Coetzee (1h 47m 24s) 2) Laurensia Elago (1h 56m 32s) 3) Maryke Bisschoff (2h 11m 57s) Age group 15-19 1) Wendilinus Amesho (1h 12m 15s) 2) Johannes Skrywer (1h 15m 01s) 3) Daniel Nghipandulwa (1h 15m 22s) Women 1) Grace Shimaneni (1h 38m 58s) 2) Johanna Andreas (1h 46m 52s) 3) Hulda Ndungula (2h 23m 06s) w 5km results: Age group 20-39 1) Salomo David 2) Menas Kalola 3) Simeon Shiimi Women 1) Selma Shiimi 2) Losaliya Nambandja 3) Dimitria Shilumbu Age group 40+ 1) S.Daniel 2) A.Mbahaama 3) Johan Oberholster Women 1) Romy Zwirner 2) Susan Kropp 3) Annemarie Martins Age group 15-19 1) Edward Kawanivi 2) Richard April 3) Tjirimuje Hange Women 1) Eveline Kangala 2) Rosaline Haushona 3) Magnaem Kuedhi Age group u/15 1) Xavier Beukes 2) Davidson Udjomrala 3) Brian Christian Women 1) Toini Shivolo 2) Rejoice Eliaser 3) Chantelle MollerIita (31) managed to stave off a determined effort from his older rival, Luketz Swartbooi (40), to win the race and clinch the series with three wins.His prize money for the Windhoek race was N$1 000 and for winning the series he received N10 000.Iita ran the race in 1 hour 06 minutes and 03 seconds, followed by Swartbooi in 1h 07m 11s.Close on their heels was Willem Rooi in a series best of 1h 07m 36s.The unstoppable Helaria Johannes cruised to a win in 1h 19m 54s to dominate the series.Beate Naigambo was second with 1h 20m 11s and Helena Iipinge third with 1h 26m 09s.Johannes will be the clear winner of the N$10 000 offered from Old Mutual.The Windhoek leg boasted a wide variety of participants from all walks of life with Old Mutual CEO, Johannes Gawaxab, leading his staff in the event as an example of good sportsmanship.The full results were as follows: Age group 20-39 1) Reinhold Iita (1h 6m 03s) 2) Willem Rooi (1h 07m 36s) 3) Johannes Naitembu (1h 07m 49s) Women 1) Helaria Johannes (1h 19m 54s) 2) Beate Naigambo (1h 20m 11s) 3) Helena Iipinge (1h 26m 09s) Age group 40+ 1) Luketz Swartbooi (1h 07m 11s) 2) Robert de Klerk (1h 31m 40s) 3) Reinhardt Sharon (1h 32m 14s) Women 1) Adri Coetzee (1h 47m 24s) 2) Laurensia Elago (1h 56m 32s) 3) Maryke Bisschoff (2h 11m 57s) Age group 15-19 1) Wendilinus Amesho (1h 12m 15s) 2) Johannes Skrywer (1h 15m 01s) 3) Daniel Nghipandulwa (1h 15m 22s) Women 1) Grace Shimaneni (1h 38m 58s) 2) Johanna Andreas (1h 46m 52s) 3) Hulda Ndungula (2h 23m 06s) w 5km results: Age group 20-39 1) Salomo David 2) Menas Kalola 3) Simeon Shiimi Women 1) Selma Shiimi 2) Losaliya Nambandja 3) Dimitria Shilumbu Age group 40+ 1) S.Daniel 2) A.Mbahaama 3) Johan Oberholster Women 1) Romy Zwirner 2) Susan Kropp 3) Annemarie Martins Age group 15-19 1) Edward Kawanivi 2) Richard April 3) Tjirimuje Hange Women 1) Eveline Kangala 2) Rosaline Haushona 3) Magnaem Kuedhi Age group u/15 1) Xavier Beukes 2) Davidson Udjomrala 3) Brian Christian Women 1) Toini Shivolo 2) Rejoice Eliaser 3) Chantelle Moller

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