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Premier of the North West Province, Kaobitsa Bushy Maape has congratulated Stephen Mokoka for winning the Cape Town Marathon. Mokoka who was born and bred at Ramatlabama, Six Hundred in Mahikeng Local Municipality in the North West has been dominating the Marathon for the third consecutive year.
” As the North West, we are excited at this news. Mokoka is one of our greatest exports. This continues to demonstrate that the investment we made as the province to nurture people like Mokoka while a student at Batloung High School at Ramatlabama is paying dividends” remarked Premier Maape.
Mokoka began competing internationally in 2005. He formerly held the fifty (50) km world record and has represented the country in various internationally acclaimed events which include the 2012 London Olympics.
Mokoka’s win comes a few months after the province dominated the 2022 Comrades Marathon.