Team Swift dominate cycling championships

Thabiso Mokalake and Matlhogonolo Botlhole won the elite and Under 23 categories respectively at the Botswana Cycling Association (BCA) road race national championships held yesterday PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Thabiso Mokalake and Matlhogonolo Botlhole won the elite and Under 23 categories respectively at the Botswana Cycling Association (BCA) road race national championships held yesterday PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

OTSE: Team Swift proved that they are a force to reckon with in local cycling arena clinching elite and Under-23 races during the Botswana Cycling Association (BCA) road race national championships held yesterday.

Team Swift cyclist, Thabiso Mokalake is the national champion after completing the 140km race in a time of 3:34.08. Abeng Malete of Jwaneng Cycling Club was second pulling out of the peloton a few meters before the finish line to complete the race in 3:43.50.

Thata Molale of Team Swift settled for third position with a time of 3:43.51. Another Swift cyclist, Matlhogonolo Botlhole defended the Under 23 title peddling through the finish line in 3:34.07. Botlhole recently arrived from the Commonwealth Games.

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