The Coca Cola Regional Club Challenge saw a large turn up by athletes and exciting duels in various events. About 200 athletes decented on to Oshakati from across Namibia for the 2nd leg of the Coca Cola Regional Club in Oshakati highlighting the growing popularity of the event. The event that kicked of with a 10 000 meters at the Oshakati Independence Stadium on Saturday 17 February 2018, saw winner Mainhardt Kauanivi of the NAMPOL Athletics Club being pushed and delivering a race that kept the crowd on their feet. He clocked a time of 31 minutes 08.06seconds, followed by Kaundinge Stafanus in 33 minutes 26.32 seconds after Reinhold Thomas abandoned the race in the last round. The event also saw athletes from marginalised communities showing their potentials. Piet Jan of the Cattle Country Athletics Club from Gobabis came ended fourth in the 10000 meters.
Desiree Kandovazu continued her dominance in the women’s 200 and 400 meters. Aochamub Thasiso of the Future Energy Luderitz Athletics Club proving that beating the Ernst Narib the 400m Champion as few weeks ago, was not a fluke. He won the 400m in 47.70 seconds. The event was made possible through a sponsorship by the Coca Cola Namibia Bottling Company. For the results go to: https://www.athletics-namibia.com.na/?page_id=1199