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Nkhasi & Van Zyl win Two Oceans half marathon

Namakoe Nkhasi beat Elroy Gelant while Irvette van Zyl powered to a convincing win.

The men’s pack running through Sun Valley, taking part in the Two Oceans Marathon on Satursay 26 March 2016. Picture: @Pink_Haasie via Twitter
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CAPE TOWN – South African Namakoe Nkhasi beat Elroy Gelant  in an exciting sprint finish to win the Two Oceans half marathon in a time of 1 hour 3 minutes and 38 seconds.

Third place in the men’s section went David Manja.

The women’s section was a different story as Irvette van Zyl powered to a convincing win in a time of 1 hour 13 minutes and 8 seconds, to easily make the Olympic qualifying time.
Onneile Dintwe finished second; trailing van Zyl by just over 4 minutes while Namibian Alina Armas was third.

Official Half Marathon Men results: 1. Namakoe Nkhasi (1:03:38) 2. Elroy Gelant (1:03:40) 3. David Manja (1:03:45)
Official Half Marathon Women results: 1. Irvette Van Zyl (1:13:14) 2. Onneile Dintwe (1:17:15) 3. Alina Armas (1:18:05)
(Edited by Tamsin Wort)

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