Triathlon Zimbabwe continue to show that they mean business in their endeavors to expand their sport footprint by venturing into the corporate sports arena.
Sunday’s event was spearheaded by Lotus Zimbabwe as the two organization fight for the cessation of gender based violence in Zimbabwe.
“Our organization’s mandate is to create awareness of domestic violence amidst the pandemic and financial hardships affecting most households in the country. And triathlon seems like a good conduit to get the message heard.” said Christine Gumunyu who heads Lotus Zimbabwe.
With the aim to experience the vigour of competing in Triathlon with their peers and against other business entities, Eve Mudzinga, from Eve’s Wellness Boutique collaborated with Triathlon Zimbabwe and provided corporates with a platform to participate in triathlon.
Most athletes who had not experienced the sport managed to compete in either team or in individual competitions. Their enthusiasm created a carnival type of atmosphere, as spectators cheered athletes progression in the swim, bike, run disciplines.
Eve thanked everybody for coming through for a good cause. I hope that today event has awoken your love for triathlon. I hope that I won’t be seeing you only at Eve’s Tri-Challenge, but at all the Zimbabwe Triathlon races throughout the year. You were all absolutely amazing and are all WINNERS!!!”
Matt Denslow won the Tri-Fit race in a time of 43 minutes and 27 seconds while ” Legend Ferrari ” team walked away as winners of the team race.
Emma Lidsba won the Tri-Fun event in a time of 20 minutes and 47 seconds while Sakala scooped the team award. In an event that saw over hundred athletes competing in different races