Nazombe wins Illovo cycling, to be sent to Cape Argus race

Steve Nazombe on Saturday became the champions of Illovo Classic Cycling race breaking the record by over 11 minutes after finishing the 115km race in 2:59:59 hours.

Nazombe received a bike

Nazombe received a bike

The 24-year-old had only trained only for a month and it was his first time to compete in the elite category against experienced cyclists such as his runner-up Leonard Tsoyo (3:00:01 hours) and third-placed Missi Kathumba (3:00:02 hours), who was the record holder.

Illovo Sugar Company’s national sales manager Peter Mtokale, said his firm will send Nazombe and his runner up to the Cape Argus Race in South Africa for international exposure.

Nazombe made a passionate plea tp the corporate world to give him financial and material support so that he can quit his potato selling business and concentrate on cycling.

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They all finished just a second or two from each other. Illovo needs to send all three of them to Cape Argus.

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