Carina Horn Completes Successful Return at ASA Grand Prix 3

South African sprinter Carina Horn makes a successful return to the track at the Athletics South Africa Grand Prix 3 event at the NWU McArthur Stadium in Potchefstroom on Wednesday, 6 April 2022. Photo: Carina Horn (Instagram)

South African sprinter, Carina Horn, made a successful return to the track, while Caster Semenya cruised to victory in the 2,000m event at the Athletics South Africa Grand Prix 3 event, at the NWU McArthur Stadium in Potchefstroom on Wednesday, 6 April 2022.

Horn, who had been out of action since 2019, made a fine return to cross the finish line in a time of 11.50.

Meanwhile, double Olympic champion, Semenya continued her fine form to win the 2000m race after she set a Personal Best time in the 3 000m race a few weeks back in Cape Town.

Caster Semenya Sets PB at ASA Athletics Grand Prix

Semenya will high on confidence as she heads into the national championships, where she will tackle the 5 000m and hope to qualify for the world championships.

 

Results: Athletics Grand Prix Series 3 in Potchefstroom on Wednesday, 6 April 2022:

Senior Women 100m
1. Carina Horn 11.50
2. Phindile Kubheka 11.52
3. Boipelo Tshemese 11.57
4. Oarabile Tshosa 11.62
5. Tsaone Sebele 11.68
6. Tazmin Thomas 11.69
7. Rose Xeyi 11.95
8. Nicola van der Merwe 11.99
9. Christen Fox 12.00

Senior Women 200m
1. Shirley Nekhubui 23.19
2. Banele Shabangu 23.56
3. Mpontsheng Sekese 23.75
4. Oarabile Tshosa 23.80
5. Raissa Kyembo 24.23
6. Tsaone Sebele 24.25

Senior Women 400m
1. Deline Mpiti 0:51.73
2. Miranda Coetzee 0:52.59
3. Christine Botlogetswe 0:52.88
4. Marlie Viljoen 0:53.38
5. Lydia Jele 0:53.73
6. Kirsten Ahrens 0:53.99
7. Thomphang Basele 0:54.16
8. Lente Pieterse 0:56.25 

Senior Women 2000m
1. Caster Semenya 05:50.39
2. Welna Nkuna 06:35.49
3. Mieke Smit 06:39.16
4. Kristi Bell 06:41.93
5. Ina du Plessis 06:52.05

 

Photo 1 Caption: South African sprinter Carina Horn makes a successful return to the track at the Athletics South Africa Grand Prix 3 event at the NWU McArthur Stadium in Potchefstroom on Wednesday, 6 April 2022. Photo: Carina Horn (Instagram)

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