Athletics South Africa (ASA) have announced on Wednesday that rising star Constance Mkenku (Free State), will spearhead the South African Junior Team’s medal attack at the African Junior Championships in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso from 09 – 12 August.
A flight will depart from OR Tambo International Airport on Saturday 7 April, carrying very precious cargo, 49 young athletes who will be hoping to make their mark at the 5th IAAF World Youth Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republic between 11 and 15 July.
Athletics South Africa (ASA) today announced that, on the eve of their departure to the World Youth Championships in Ostrava, a combined team of forty-nine athletes is confident to finish in the top five on the medal table, for the first time since the inaugural World Youth Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland in 1991.
Athletics South Africa (ASA) has noted with interest the supreme form that Rene Kalmer has displayed this year, and that she has not been beaten on the road since her 6th place at the Nedbank Half Marathon in Pretoria in January.
The clock is ticking for South Africa’s next generation of superstars as the World Youth Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republic draw even closer.
Athletics South Africa (ASA) President, Leonard Chuene, speaking ahead of the announcement of a strong 36-member team for the African Junior Championships, has declared that South Africa wants to remain the number one athletics country in Africa.
Athletics South Africa (ASA) announced today that its athletes are preparing for a South African onslaught at the 2007 Southern Region Senior Championships, in Namibia on 26-27 May.
Athletics South Africa has welcomed the start of the international Athletics Season in earnest, as among South Africa’s top athletes were in action in Osaka, Japan; Gabarone, Botswana; and Uberlandia, Brasil.
Athletics South Africa has issued an urgent reminder to prospective entrants that the Closing Date for Entries to the 2007 Nedbank Johannesburg City Marathon is Thursday 26 April 2007. The race, which will be run on Sunday 6 May, is also the final qualifier for the 2007 Comrades Marathon.
Results for the Youth and Junior Track and Field Championships, held at Pilditch Pretoria on 14 April 2007. Please note: Only top 3 places reflected. For full results (including heat and semi-final results), please visit the Athletics SA website.
The South African Youth and Junior Championships this weekend in Tshwane promise to deliver some riveting battles between the next generations of athletics stars.
One of South Africa’s leading up and coming 400m athletes will be in action in Tshwane in the colours of Athletics Gauteng North (AGN) this weekend, at the SA Youth and Junior Championships.