Gatebe and Bosman stun spectators in dramatic wins at Comrades 2016 Marathon

Comrades 2016 Marathon winners, David Gatebe and Charne Bosman, have stunned spectators with their performances in the annual race.

702/Cape Talk's Redi Tlhabi spoke to the winners of the 89 kilometer race, which stretches between Pietermaritzburg and Durban.

Listen to the interview below:

It's such a dream come true. I was scared of going out too hard, and that's why I was focused on my plan.

Charne Bosman, Comrades 2016 Marathon winner

I always believed that if you want to be at the top, then you give 100% and that's what I did.

Charne Bosman, Comrades 2016 Marathon winner

Gatebe nabbed two achievements in the annual race, going to break the 'down' record. He who went on to do push-ups after the finish line.

My aim was to break the record because I told my training partners what I was going to do.

David Gatebe, Comrades 2016 Marathon winner

I asked my manager for two months' leave so I can train for the marathon in the mountains.

David Gatebe, Comrades 2016 Marathon winner

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