Goeieman, Pritzen win WB Coastal Classic run

Athletes were able to flex their muscles over the weekend, taking on a 17 km course in the desert near Swakopmund.

30 September 2019 | Sports

ADOLF KAURE



The 2019 edition of the Woermann Brock (WB) Coast Classic took place at Goanikontes Oasis near Swakopmund this weekend.

The event featured a 17 km run, a 6 km fun run, and 17 km, 45 km and 75 km mountain-bike races along a challenging course through the Dorob National Park. Eric Goeieman won the men's 17 km run when he crossed the line in a time of 53:55, a few minutes ahead of Kephas Gebbard who was second with 55:33 on the clock. Nesley Gawaseb finished third in 1:00:18.

“I am feeling very happy for myself and also very proud of the hard work that I put in and for what I have done so far. I would like to say thank very much to Woermann Brock for the prize.

“For next year I will prepare again. It's a very tough course and next year I will look at improving my time,” said Goeieman in an interview after the race.

The women's 17 km run was won by Dunja Pritzen in a time of 1:09:39. She finished ahead of Elize Steyl (1:18:21) and Lydia Thiel (1:19:09).

“It was a good experience and a very good trail. It was tough but it was great. I am going to do the Hangana Hake 42 km marathon next weekend so we'll see how that will go.”

“Well done to Woermann Brock for organising this, you really did a great job,” said Pritzen after her victory.



The results from the rest of the Woermann Brock Coastal Classic were as follows:

Men's 6 km fun run

Albertinus Goeieman 27:48

Sem Shaanika 28:53

Ambunda Annanias 29:20



Women's 6 km fun run

Louise Engels  39:50

Marita van der Merwe 49:03

Jackie Moller 49:40



Men's 75 km mountain bike ride

Xavier Papo 2:40:25

Jürgen Sander 2:40:25

Tyron Kotze 2:48:23



Women's 75 km mountain bike ride

Jeanne Heunis  3:09:44

Zanti Hansen 3:26:03

Nina Holtrup 3:26:04



Men's 45 km mountain bike ride

Pieter Beukes 1:50:20

Chris Nel 1:51:21

Leon Krauzw 1:52:52



Women's 45 km mountain bike ride

Petrian Ronel Willemse 2:07:36

Carmen Johansen 2:08:12

Annamart Kruger 2:10:22



Men's 17 km mountain bike ride

Marco Thiel 46:27

Nathan Chase 46:27

Sean Lowe 46:28



Women's 17 km mountain bike ride

Rosemarie Thiel 54:29

Jahzara Loock  59:29

Madelein Laubser 1:03:58

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