Sunday, 2 November 2008

Mwanza female cyclist wins SHIMIWI’s 16 km race

From Daily News, Dar es Salaam
By JOHN NDITI in Morogoro

Cyclist Salome Shimba of Mwanza’s RAS won the 16- kilometre race of the ongoing Inter Ministerial and Government Department Games (SHIMIWI) here yesterday. Using Phoenix bicycle, Shimba needed only 28 minutes to accomplish what the organizers thought would take 45 minutes.

The first runner-up spot was grabbed by Hilda Masanghe of RAS of Coastal Region while Sophia Fungameza of the High Court came third. In the men’s category, Hassan Likoneko of the High Court was crowned champion using only 27 minutes while Abdalla Okumu of Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism came second and Rajab Salum from Vice-President’s office finished third.

Read full story in Daily News.

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