South Africa

Ho seeks sixth consecutive Midmar title

2015-02-07 18:57
Chad Ho (File)

Cape Town - Chad Ho will not be fazed by his competition in his search of his sixth victory in a row at the Midmar Mile, just outside Howick, on Sunday.

"There are a number of guys swimming really well at the moment but I'll just look to do my thing and race my own race without thinking about the others too much," said Ho on Saturday.

With Ho's 2014 rival Troyden Prinsloo not in attendance this year, Mark Randall, Danie Marais and Myles Brown appear to be Ho's nearest rivals.

"It was good to have a bit of a chilled hit out and check the lines before tomorrow's main race," Ho said after completing the Non-company Relay.

"The run at the start will mean everyone will be going flat out over the first ten metres or so, which will make things a little more chaotic but I'm feeling good."

Sunday's women's race is set to be a hotly contested one with many curious to see whether American Ashley Twichell will be able to hold off Great Britain's Keri-Anne Payne and the strong South African contingent.

The Midmar Mile takes place annually at the Midmar Dam, in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

Read more on:    midmar mile  |  chad ho  |  swimming
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Caster Semenya has been nominated for the 2018 Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year award. Which of the nominees deserves the award most?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.