Black and Gordon joint winners at MRR Avis Winter Series

Sports Wednesday 10/January/2018 17:47 PM
By: Times News Service
Black and Gordon joint winners at MRR Avis Winter Series

Muscat: The sixth race of the Muscat Road Runners Avis Winter Series witnessed a thrilling close finish in Bausher on Saturday with two runners completing the race in the same. Edward Black and Flash Gordon, after overcoming a stiff competition in a field of 72 participants, finished the race in the same time, covering the 16km race in one hour, three minutes and 16 seconds (1:03:16).
The duo were duly declared the joint overall winners by the organisers.
Jerome Duboe, who clocked 1:06:50, finished third overall.
Asta Parker emerged the winner of women’s race in 1:09:58 and her time was good enough to finish seventh overall.
The winner of the Junior 3km race was James in a time of 16:39. Ronan finished second in 17:28 and Lucy third in 17:38.
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Age-category podium positions:
Female Open:
1. Irene Ng’Eno 1:18:56
2. Sally Hart 1:20:25
3. Aga Agrocka 1:22:23
Female Veteran:
1. Asta Parker 1:09:58
2. Helen Chapell 1:25:46
Female Super-Veteran
1. Harsha Broota 1:50:14
Male Open:
1= Edward Black 1:03:16
1= Flash Gordon 1:03:16
3. Jerome Duboe 1:06:50
Male Veteran:
1. Saleh Al Wahibi 1:11:26
2. Dave Salt 1:15:44
3. Mike Hart 1:17:15
Male Super-Veteran:
1. Rob Borjal 1:41:44
2. Keith Stallard 1:45:33