South African Comrades up-run recorder holder, Gerda Steyn, has earned another feather in her cap winning the Dubai 10km Road Race in a time of 32:24 on Friday, 24 January 2020.
The news was shared by SABC Sports Commentator, Cuan Walker on his Twitter page.
Gerda Steyn!!! Wins Dubai 10km in 32:24!!!!!!!!
— Cuan Walker (@runwithcuan) January 24, 2020
This was the first competitive race for Steyn for the year as she has been training over the past few months in preparation for the upcoming Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
Steyn shared her excitement on social media before the race took place as she continues to test her abilities.
A cool number for a 10km! ???
— Gerda Steyn (@gerdarun) January 23, 2020
Her next challenge is the RAK Half Marathon on the 21st of February 2020 where she will be eager to claim another podium finish.
Photo 1 Caption: South Africa’s top road runner, Gerda Steyn, previously pictured ahead of the New York Marathon in 2019. Photo: Nedbank Sport