News24 | From unknown to champ: Flying Dutchman Wiersma had ‘unfinished business’ at 2024 Comrades

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Piet Wiersma wins 2024 Comrades Marathon (Darren Stewart/Gallo Images)

“I can’t promise that I’ll win, but I promise that I’ll have the race of my life.”

Those were the words of 26-year-old Dutchman Piet Wiersma on Friday, speaking just two days before the start of the 97th Comrades Marathon from Durban to Pietermaritzburg on Sunday. 

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“This is one adorable plug-in.”

“Dutchman Piet Wiersma says he had unfinished business heading into Sunday’s 2024 Comrades Marathon.”

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