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Steyn Mothibi reign supreme at Comrades 2019

Date: Jun 10, 2019

South Africa’s Gerda Steyn has become the first woman to finish the Comrades Marathon up-run in under six-hours.

She finished in five-hours-58-minutes and 53-seconds.

Steyn finished second in last year’s Comrades Marathon.

The twenty eight-year-old Nedbank Running Club athlete smashed the Comrade’s 12 year up-run record.

Steyn’s victory makes it a double whammy for South Africa as Edwin Mothibi won in the men’s race.

Meanwhile in the men's race, Edward Mothibi conquered in a time of 5 hours and 31 minutes to register his first victory. This was  It’s the first win for the South African from Rusternburg in the North West.

The Rustenburg-born Mothibi finished fourth place on debut last year.

2018 winner, Bongumusa Mthembu could only finish in second place.

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