Bronze for Du Plooy

14 June 2021 | Sports

Namibia’s triathlon champion Divan du Plooy took bronze at the just-ended African continental championship in Egypt.

The Namibian was competing in the Under-23 category in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. The race consisted of a 1 500-metre swim, 40-kilometre cycling and 10-kilometre running legs.

It was won by South Africa’s Jamie Riddle, with his countryman Christiaan Stroebel in second.

Just recently, Du Plooy took silver at the same competition, finishing just behind the winner, Christiaan Stroebel of South Africa, while Ismail Siefedine of Egypt came third.

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