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2018-08-01 13:04

South African Wayde Young rode himself into the record books when he became the youngest winner of the Red Bull Romaniacs in Round 4 of the World Enduro Super Series, RedBull.com reported

The 22-year-old, who was born in KwaZulu-Natal also became the first South African to bag first prize. The Sherco rider told RedBull.com: "I seem to enjoy the long days and tough riding.

"All the best hard enduro riders have won here so to get my name on that winner's list means a lot.

Massive achievement

The Red Bull Romaniacs is a grueling enduro off-road motorcycle race that takes place in Romania every year. Riders from over 40 countries compete in the four-day offroad race in the Sibiu area of the Eastern European country.

Young wrote on Instagram: "Don’t even know where to begin! The toughest Romaniacs I have done but definitely the best! A big thank you to @franckboulisset and my team for all the support this weekend and to everyone back home for all the positive support and messages throughout the race!"

Watch Wayde in action on Day four of Romaniacs 

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