Dusi could be cancelled

2008-01-30 00:00

FOLLOWING widespread media attention on the health risks associated with paddling the Hansa Powerade Dusi Canoe Marathon, race organisers have shunned the efforts of Umgeni Water and the municipality to keep tabs on the water quality in the river.

The future of hosting the race has been threatened after more than 50% of the paddlers who participated reportedly suffered from illness associated with contaminated water, or Duzi Guts.

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