Overnight leaders and defending champions Graeme Solomon and Adrián Boros claimed victory on day two of the Berg River Canoe Marathon in Paarl today.
“We had a very clear plan today, and we planned to make our break after the single file section through Katkop. We made sure I went in first and he was second, and when we came out of that section we just went,” said Solomon.
Tyron Maher and Hamiswh Lovemore were second, with Simon van Gysen and Paul Marais third.
Tracy Oellerman and Melissa van Rooyen lead the women’s race.
The 75km third stage takes place from Bridgetown on Misverstand dam to Zoutkloof.
View more results below.
1. Graeme Solomon & Adrian Boros 7:02:27
2. Tyron Maher & Hamiswh Lovemore 7:05:12
3. Simon van Gysen & Paul Marais 7:06:51
4. Heinrich Schloms & Louw van Riet 7:12:29
5. Zach Preyser & Bartho Visser 7:14:55
1. Tracy Oellerman & Melissa van Rooyen
1. Evan Knight 7:33:42
2. Bianca Beavitt 7:35:17 (1st woman)
3. Crispin Thompson 7:49:12
4. Pieter-Willem Basson 7:50:57
5. Pieter Engelbrecht 7:52:40