Archive - Nov 14, 2010 - Story
Dan Craven won the bronze medal in the men’s road race at the African Cycling Championships on Sunday to qualify Namibia for the 2012 Olympic Games.
It was a great achievement by Craven who received little support after his three Namibian team mates Petrus Lotto, Victor Krohne and Ingram Cuff all dropped out at various stages of the 144km race.
Daniel Teklehaimanot of Eritrea won the race in a time of 3:54:06, with his compatriot Meron Russom beating Craven in a sprint to the line to claim the silver medal, with both cyclists finishing in 3:54:34.
Athlete Martin Aloisius was on Friday night voted as the Most Inspirational Athlete at the inaugural Disability Sports Namibia (DSN) Merit Awards that were held in Windhoek.
Alosius received the inaugural Hein Wagner Trophy for the Most Inspirational athlete as a result of a vote that was conducted during the evening.
The sprinter was also the male recipient for the Spirit of Disability award while 12 year old Liami Uutoni was the female recipient for the award.
A total of 16 disabled athletes were the recipients of the eight merit awards that were handed out during the evening.
Tigers moved up to fourth position on the MTC Premiership log with a 2-0 victory against SKW at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday.
Second half goals by Junior Gebhardt and Pineas Jacob gave Tigers the victory which sees them moving up to 12 points, five points behind the log leaders Ramblers. SKW, meanwhile, remain third on 14 points, three points off the pace.