Results: Makhetha,Mohole captures win at Mandela site in South Africa

28 Aug 2015 12:50
News Results

Marathon results

Top 10 Men

Matela Makhetha (2:28:17) came in seconds ahead of Sufa Chala Damessa (2:28:27) to win the fourth running of the Mandela Day Marathon starting in Imbali, South Africa and ending at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site in KwaZulu-Natal.


Makhetha’s time was just a minute and five seconds off the course record set a year ago.
Nearly 2,000 runners took part in the race through the capital of Pietermaritzburg and the towns of Hilton and Howick.
Sikhumbuzo Seme (2:29:40) finished less than 30 seconds ahead of Tsepang Ramoene (2:30:09) for third.
For the women, it was Selam Abere Alebachew (2:52:28) comfortably in first with a time of 2:52:28.
Immaculate Chemutai (2:59:38) managed to hold off Chelitu Bogale Asefa (2:59:58) to take second.

1 Matela MAKHETHA LES 2:28:17
2 Sufa Chala DAMESSA ETH 2:28:27
3 Sikhumbuzo SEME RSA 2:29:40
4 Tsepang RAMOENE LES 2:30:09
5 Mike FOKORONI ZIM 2:30:18
6 Coolboy NGAMOLE RSA 2:30:50
7 Munya JARI ZIM 2:31:03
8 Melly KENNEDY KEN 2:31:27
9 Lyno MUCHEMA RSA 2:32:11
10 Ntsindiso MPHAKATHI RSA 2:33:01

Top 10 Women

1 Selam Abere ALEBACHEW ETH 2:52:28
2 Immaculate CHEMUTAI UGA 2:59:38
3 Chelitu Bogale ASEFA ETH 2:59:58
4 Tabitha TSATSA ZIM 3:05:17
5 Makhosazane MHLONGO RSA 3:07:41
6 Fortunate CHIDZIVO RSA 3:11:14
7 Catherine SKOSANA RSA 3:13:11
8 Lizih CHOKORE ZIM 3:15:25
9 Chiyedza CHOKORE RSA 3:15:45
10 Monica KATIVHU ZIM 3:16:38

Complete Results

Half Marathon results

Top 10 Men

In a tight race at the top, Lucky Mohole (1:05:11) crossed the finish line a few steps ahead of David Manja (1:05:15) to win the Mandela Half Marathon.
More than 2,000 runners made their way from the starting point just east of Hilton to the capture site.
Joel Mohau (1:06:02) came in less than 10 seconds ahead of Lebenya Nkonka (1:06:09) for third.
For the women, it was Jenna Challenor finishing first with a time of 1:19:14.
Janie Grundling (1:21:49) topped Makampong Letsie (1:22:07) by less than 30 seconds to take second.


1 Lucky MOHALE RSA 1:05:11
2 David MANJA RSA 1:05:15
3 Joel MOHAU RSA 1:06:02
4 Lebenya NKONKA LES 1:06:09
5 Xolisa TYALI RSA 1:06:59
6 Philani BUTHELEZI RSA 1:07:04
7 Phillimon Tebogo MATHIBA RSA 1:07:24
8 Rabson CHIGARA ZIM 1:07:47
9 Collin Silindile GUBESE RSA 1:08:02
10 Tumelo MAHLANGU RSA 1:08:21

Top 10 Women

1 Jenna CHALLENOR RSA 1:19:14
2 Janie GRUNDLING RSA 1:21:49
3 Makampong LETSIE LES 1:22:07
4 Faithy NYASANGO RSA 1:23:02
5 Portia NGWENYA RSA 1:23:29
6 Tebogo MASEHLA RSA 1:24:31
7 Poppo MLAMBO RSA 1:24:51
8 Annah MOEKETSI RSA 1:28:08
9 Lindokuhle GABELA RSA 1:28:12
10 Catherine MALUNGANE RSA 1:29:38

Complete Results

10K results

Top 10 Men

1 Elroy GELANT RSA 30:16
2 Kenneth CHERIUYOT KEN 30:27
3 Givemore MUDZINGANYAMA RSA 30:58
4 Collen MULAUDZI RSA 31:03
5 Derocious MAKHOBALO RSA 31:09
6 Vuyisile TSHOBA RSA 31:12
7 Ayanda MNCUBE RSA 31:13
8 Motlokoa MKHABUTLANE LES 31:18
9 Folavio SEHOHLE RSA 31:31
10 Thabang MOSIAKO RSA 31:32

Top 10 Women

1 Louisa LEBALLO RSA 37:00
2 Jenet DLAMINI RSA 37:17
3 Bulelwa SIMAE RSA 38:28
4 Lusanda BOMVANA RSA 39:01
5 Thembi Lucia BALOYI RSA 39:35
6 Mpolokeng MATELA LES 40:00
7 Sonte Happiness MKHIZE RSA 40:17
8 Nobuhle SHANGE RSA 40:19
9 Mokgotla MOGOTLA RSA 41:01
10 Zama MOKOENA RSA 41:36

Complete Results