Drobisch wins at national championships

06 Feb 2017 08:10am
WINDHOEK, 06 FEB (NAMPA) – Namibian professional cyclist, Til Drobisch won the Pupkewitz National Road Race Championships in the capital on Sunday morning.
Drobisch, who successfully defended his Individual Time Trial title on Friday after defeating Costa Seibeb, also won the Road Race for the first time when he beat Dan Craven in a sprint to the finish line.
Drobisch is a professional cyclist, racing for Team 0711/Cycling in Germany.
He completed the 147 kilometre (km) race in three hours 36 minutes and 42 seconds (3:36:42), with the defending champion, Craven, coming second in 3:36:43 and Seibeb third in 3:36:47.
Drikus Coetzee, who won the second series of the 2017 Nedbank Windhoek Pedal Power (WPP) Road Cycle Series a week ago, crossed the line fifth but came fourth overall in the Elite Men's category, crossing the line at the same time as Ingram Cuff with a time of 3:37:45.
Martin Freyer came in fourth overall in 3:37:02 and won the U23 Men's category.
Vera Adrian won the Elite Women's category for the third year in a row after completing the 101km event in 2:53:50.
Michelle Doman came second more than five minutes behind in 2:59:25, while Irene Steyn came third in 2:59:35.