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