Germany’s Karl Platt and his Bulls team mate Urs Huber of Switzerland secured overall victory in the Cape Epic mountain bike stage race in Meerendal .
Karl Platt claims fifth Absa
CapeEpic</a> crown <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/8DaysOfCourage?src=hash">#8DaysOfCourage</a> > <a href="https://t.co/Wg2730cmQy">https://t.co/Wg2730cmQy</a> <a href="https://t.co/7JGjpjsQ6D">pic.twitter.com/7JGjpjsQ6D</a></p>— Bike Hub (bikehubber) March 21, 2016
Manuel Fumic of Germany and Brazilian Henrique Avancini of the Cannondale Factory Racing team won the 86-kilometre seventh stage that started in Boschendal.
FactoryRacing</a> Manuel Fumic & Henrique Avancini. Stage 7 winners! Congrats 👌👌🚲🚲 <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CapeEpic2016?src=hash">#CapeEpic2016</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/8DaysOfCourage?src=hash">#8DaysOfCourage</a> <a href="https://t.co/yQBGEHzvYs">pic.twitter.com/yQBGEHzvYs</a></p>— This Way Out (ThisWayOutStore) March 20, 2016
The German/Swiss duo won the overall title in a time of 28 hours, 13 minutes and 28.4 seconds.
Denmark’s Annika Langvad and Ariane Kleinhans of Switzerland of the Spur-Specialized team successfully defended their women’s title after securing overall victory.
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CapeEpic</a> champions <a href="https://twitter.com/ArianeKleinhans">ArianeKleinhans and
AnnikaLangvad</a> <a href="https://t.co/jWf4hpRwqp">https://t.co/jWf4hpRwqp</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SasolEpicWomen?src=hash">#SasolEpicWomen</a> <a href="https://t.co/nLVEOMkYAj">pic.twitter.com/nLVEOMkYAj</a></p>— Sasol (SasolSA) March 21, 2016