Author Archives: Peet van Zyl

Wayde Van Niekerk smashed SA 200m record in Switzerland

Lucerne 14th July 2015 Wayde Van Niekerk made history becoming the first South African athlete to dip under 20 sec in the 200m. He won the race at the meeting in Switzerland crossing the line in 19.94 sec. An amazing … Continue reading

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New PB and Gold medal for Justine Palframan in Gwanju

The 21 years old Justine Palfram coached by Mohamed Ally was untouchable in the women’s 400 m final at the World Student Games in Gwanju – Korea. A great performance, not only for the Gold medal won by a huge … Continue reading

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Gold medal for Akani Simbine in Gwanju Korea

A great season for this young 21 years old boy who dominated throughout the rounds at the World University Games in Gwanju – Korea 2015. He clocked a Games record of 10 sec in the semifinal before going on to … Continue reading

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3rd Southafrican record for Wayde Van Niekerk

Paris 04th July 2015 Wayde Van Niekerk has improved in less than a month his national record in 400m beating the olympic medallist Kirani James at the Paris Diamond League. Van Niekerk won the race in 43,97 sec to shave … Continue reading

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9.99 sec for Akani Simbine in Slovenia

Slovenia _ Velenje 1st of July 2015 At the Miners Day Classic Meeting sub 10 was registered by Akani Simbine clocked 9.99 sec with -0.2 wind over his team-mate Henricho Bruintjies. Simbine is only 0.001 sec off the 9.98 sec … Continue reading

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New SA record in 400m for Van Niekerk

New York Diamond League 14 June 2015. Wayde returned to the venue where he smashed the SA record last year and he came first breaking his previous record in 44.24 sec. It is the second time in a week that … Continue reading

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New SA record for Willem Coertzen

On Sunday 31th of May 2015 at the Hypobank Meeting in Gotzis, Willem Coertzen had a strong second day to finish third and improve his own African record to 8398.

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Simbine on the podium in Hengelo

on Sunday 24th of May at the Fanny Blankers-Koen meeting in Hengelo, Akani Simbine finished second clocking 10.12s in the 100m, running into a 0.3m/s headwind. Victor Hogan grabbed fifth position with 62.21m, behind the Olympic and World Champ silver … Continue reading

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Rocco Van Rooyen top 5 javelin thrower in SA

On Saturday 23th of May 2015 at the Athletics SA Invitation meeting in Cape Town, Rocco Van Rooyen launched a massive personal best smashing his record with a superb 85.39 m. This result puts him into the top-five on the … Continue reading

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Q&A with Akani Simbine

read more about Akani Simbine in the article written by Wesley Botton of the Citizen http://citizen.co.za/382841/qa-with-akani-simbine/

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