ASA Announce Preliminary Squad for World Athletics Champs

by | Jun 28, 2022

Athletics South Africa announced a preliminary squad ahead of the World Athletics Championships to be held in Eugene, Oregon from 15-24 July 2022.

On Monday, 27 June 2022, ASA named a 20-member team, consisting of 7 women athletes, who have been outstanding in track and field this year.

The team includes national 100m record holder Carina Horn, 800m sensation Prudence Sekgodiso, experienced long-distance runner Dominique Scott, double African Championship gold medalists Zenéy van der Walt and Miranda Coetzee.

Also receiving a nod is African Championship shot put gold medalist, Ischke Senekal and African Championship javelin gold medalist, Jo-Ané van Dyk.

All athletes in the preliminary ASA team have met the qualifying criteria for the World Athletics Championships, which will be held for the first time since the last meeting in Doha, Qatar in 2019 before the COVID-19 pandemic struck.

The final team ASA team will be announced after the qualifying window is closed.

 

Photo 1 Caption: Long-distance runner Dominique Scott previously pictured in action during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Photo: Dominique Scott (Instagram)

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