Archive - Oct 10, 2010 - Story
Ingram Cuff won the Pick n Pay Namibian Cycle Classic on Sunday when he beat Jacques Celliers in a sprint to the line.
Cuff completed the 100km race in a time of 2:35:00, to finish four seconds ahead of Celliers, while Till Drobisch came third a further 10 seconds behind.
It was the first major victory for the 28-year-old Cuff, who represented Namibia’s development team at the 2009 African Cycling Championships in Windhoek.
Michael Pretorius finished fourth in 2:35:17, while Matthias Kreft came fifth in 2:35:18.
Namibia and Easterns played out to a thrilling tie in their One Day Challenge match at the Wanderers field on Sunday. Easterns seemed assured of winning the match when they tied Namibia’s score with two wickets and eight balls in hand, but a great fightback saw Namibia dismissing their last two batsmen as they held out for a draw.
Namibia won the toss and batted first, scoring 200 off their 40 overs and then dismissed Easterns for exactly the same score with three balls remaining.
Gaby Ahrens won Namibia’s second medal at the Commonwealth Games when she came third in the Women’s Singles Trap shooting event on Saturday.
Anita North of England won the gold medal with a score of 93, with Shona Marshall of Scotland winning the silver medal with a score of 91 and Ahrens winning bronze with a score of 88.
It was a great comeback by Ahrens, who earlier finished sixth in the qualification round to make it through to the last eight final.
The Namibia Premier League (NPL) log changed dramatically after round three action with Black Africa shooting up to second place from fifth.
Ramblers remain on top of the log with seven points after being held to a goalless draw on Wednesday evening by archrivals SKW.
Black Africa shot up four places to second on the log after a comprehensive 6-1 win over Mighty Gunners at the Independence Stadium on Saturday. They now have six points.