WERNER VISSER

 

DOB – 27th February 1998

EVENT – DISCUS THROW

MEDAL – 9TH IAAF YOUTH WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015 CALI – GOLD

PERSONAL BEST – 65.30 M

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 Werner Visser lives in Centurion and already in 2011 he received the Sportsman of the year Award winning the Gauteng Championships in discus, at the very young age.

From 2011 to 2014 he has been improving his results getting every year the Best Field Athlete and Best individual performance Award at school.

In 2015 he made a big step forward in his sport career:

with the distance of 64.81 m he destroyed Franz Kruger provincial record.

At the CGA Club Meeting he threw 65.30m, becoming number one in the IAAF world youth ranking.

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At the Africa Championships in Mauritius he won the gold medal with 64.88 m

 Lately with a truly explosive release, Visser produced a huge 64.24 m throw in the third round winning the gold medal at the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015.

This was South Africa’s first gold medal in this event in the history of the championships.

During 2015 broke 9 records at various school meetings and other Top 10 meetings as well as SA schools.

CAREER HIGHLITHGS:

  Performance Place Date
Shot put 19.78 Alpia 09 Sep 2015
       
Discus throw 65.30 Roodepoort 17 Jan 2015
  64.88 Mauritius 2015
  64.24 Cali 2015

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HONOURS:

  Rank Mark Place Date

 

Africa Championships 1 64.88 Mauritius 2015
9th IAAF World Youth Championships 1 64.21 Cali 2015