Absa Cape Epic – Stage 4
(Press Release)

Another tough Stage faced Team Meerendal during Stage 4 of the Absa Cape Epic with 2000m of climbing and a distance of 111km.
It was another good day for Esther Süss (who is also celebrating her birthday today) and Alice Pirard of “Team Meerendal Wheeler” who finished 3rd in the Women’s Category and earned another spot on the podium.


Bärti Bucher and Heinz Zörweg of “Team Meerendal BIXS KTM” continued their strong form with another Stage win and strengthening their lead in the Grand Masters Category.


In the Men’s Category Jochen Käss and Daniel Geismayr of “Team Meerendal Centurion Vaude” finished in 9th position.
There was further disappointment as Milena Landtwing and Konny Looser both withdrew from the race due to illness. Hielke Elferink continued on her own to complete the Stage.
Stage 5 will see the race head towards Wellington with a tough 117km distance and 2500m of climbing.
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