Weekend Wrap: Check out our summary of SA women’s sport published on gsport over the weekend!
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Sanani Mangisa has been in the national women’s hockey squad setup for 6 years, and the country’s no. 1 keeper for the past 6 months. gsport talks to Sanani ahead of the prestigious Investec Challenge starting in Cape Town on Monday, featuring hosts South Africa, England, Australia and world champions, Holland.
Bridgitte Hartley has earned praise from far and wide after she bagged bronze in the K1 500 Final at the London Olympics. Reigning world canoeing marathon champion, Hank McGregor has called it arguably the toughest of the six medals won by Team SA. Deputy Sports Minister Gert Oosthuizen called it his personal highlight of the Olympic Games. Bridgitte spoke to gsport in the aftermath of her incredible Olympic experience.
She won her very first trophy in a mini cricket game at age 4½, for being the best batter on the day. And on that dusty field a dream was born. With natural sporting abilities abounding, she chose cricket. Whether it was beating the boys at beach cricket while camping with her family in Hartenbos [...]