By Mubarak Kasule
Shell V-Power Pearl of Africa rally provisional results
1.Manvir Baryan / Drew Sturrock 2:02:30
2. Yasin Nasser/ Ali Katumba 2:16:07
3 Arthur Blick/ George Semakula 2:16:11
Kenyan crew of Manvir Baryan and Drew Sturrock successfully defended their title of this year’s Pearl of Africa Uganda rally.
The crew however faced stiff challenge from Yasin Nasser and Arthur Blick Jnr who managed to come second and third respectively.
“We knew we were facing off with the best crews from Uganda and all we had to do was to attack each section with all our efforts. The terrain was good although a little challenging but we are glad to walk away as winners since this was our target” added Manvir.
The crews of Jas Mangat, Ronald Ssebuguzi, Omar Mayanja, Rauf Essa, Ambrose Byona, Graham Pandya all dropped out of the hotly contested event in Kayunga.