National record-holder Wayde Van Niekerk, the African and Commonwealth silver medallist, won the 400m in a season’s best of 44,91, getting his qualification for the IAAF World Championship in Beijing.
He will not be alone in China, because on the podium for the 4th time there was also Orazio Cremona, who qualified for the World Champs by winning the shot put with a distance of 20,49m.
Gold medals also for the discus thrower Victor Hogan with 62,90m ; the javelin thrower Rocco Van Rooyen with 77,96m ; the high jumper Julia Du Plessis with 1,80m and Justine Palframan who won both 400m – 52,49 and 200m – 23,26 qualifying for the World Student Games.
Silver medal for Rynardt Van Rensburg in 800m who ran in 1,46,7 the semi finals and gained his passport for the World Student with a second place in the final with 1,46,97
Second place in the 400m hurdles for Anneri Ebersohn 57,79