Cathy-Scania win second Nedbank race

30 January 2019 | Sports

Team Cathy-Scania once again continued their dominance at the Nedbank Namibia Windhoek Pedal Power (WPP) cycling challenge that was held in the capital on Sunday.

They are currently leading the team standings after winning the opening two races of the season.

The first race was held on the Dordabis road a week ago, while the second race took place at the Dobra Loops in Windhoek on Sunday.

Jacques Celliers, who rides for Team Cathy-Scania, finished Sunday's race first in a time of two hours 24 minutes and 35 seconds (2:24:35) followed by unaffiliated rider Alex Miller.

Junior rider Miller came second in a photo-finish, in a time of 2:24:35 while Kai Pritzen, who rides for Team Kia Elite, was third in the same time as Celliers and Miller.

Drikus Coetzee, who rides for Hollard Life, was fourth in the photo-finish.

With those results, Team Cathy-Scania are still top with a time of 5:15:23, while Hollard Life are second with a time of 5:15:24 and Team KIA Elite are third in a time of 5:16:24.

Team NCCS occupies fourth position in a time of 5:17:53, with the fifth position in the elite men's teams being occupied by Hollard with a time of 5:18:49.

In the women's category, Food Lovers Market are top of the standings with a time of 4:30:49, after their rider Genevieve Weber finished second on Sunday behind Jagau Imke, who is also unaffiliated.

Imke won the second race of the season in a time of 2:03:46, while Weber had a time of 2:03:51.

Veteran women rider Silke Bean, who represents MyLife powered by Hollard, finished the race third in a time of 2:03:53. Her teammate Antje Tietz was fourth.

MyLife powered by Hollard are currently ranked second in the team standings with a time of 4:31:53, while Lumber City are third with a time of 4:36:14.

Fourth position is occupied by Delush, with a time of 4:39:44, while Mabaruli Cycling Safaris Namibia are fifth with a time of 4:55:17.

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