Onglai Brothers win Open category of Mt Wilhelm Race

first_imgThe team made a last minute breakthrough, pocketing gold and K7,500 prize money in the open category of the Mt Wilhelm race held on Thursday.Team leader Gabriel Paulus said the team was not able to seek any sponsor prior to the announcement of the race and was in doubt whether to take part or not.‘We are not sure whether we will be able to take part in the race till this good Samaritan came to our rescue, helping us to pay for our registration fee,” Paulus said.The team went through intensive training within the last couple of weeks and also utilized the PNG Games experiences of their two runners to edge out other teams, walking away with much glimmer as winners in the Open Category of the 2016 Mt William Race.Four Hundred thousand kina was allocated to stage the race.Winners in each category walked away with K7,500, runners up received K5000 and the third placing received K3,000.A consolation prize of K1,000 was given to each team who participated in the racelast_img

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