Ashworth completes South African cleansweep of the Comrades Marathon after winning women’s title

Ann Ashworth completed a South African clean sweep of the Comrades Marathon‚ winning the women’s title in 6:10:04 on Sunday.
Comrades marathon female winner Ann Ashworth. PICTURE: THULI DLAMINI

With her feat‚ the team Massmart runner reclaimed the crown that was held by American Camille Herron‚ who could not defend the converted crown due to injury.

Just like in the men’s race‚ won by Bong’musa Mthembu moments earlier‚ the women’s marathon was also a South African 1-2 with Gerda Steyn finishing behind Ashworth.

2018 Comrades marathon winner Bongumusa Mthembu. Picture: THULI DLAMINI

By: Daniel Mothowagae – TimesLIVE

Source: TMG Digital.

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