Nkhasi & Van Zyl win Two Oceans half marathon
Namakoe Nkhasi beat Elroy Gelant while Irvette van Zyl powered to a convincing win.
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 mens section went David Manja.
The womens 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)