The gsport initiative is proud to unveil our third set of monthly newsmakers in the build up to the second gsport Annual List event in December 2020.
March’s newsmakers include Laura Wolvaardt, the only Momentum Proteas cricketer to feature in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 Team of the Tournament, Kaiyuree Moodley, who won the 2020 Investec SA Women’s Open amateur title and Zinzi Chabangu for setting a new national women’s triple jump record, to name a few.
The list in the build up to #GAL2020 continues to grow and features some incredible athletes who have dominated both local and global sports scenes.
MARCH GSPORT NEWSMAKERS:
Bantwana – progress to the next round of 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup qualifiers
Caster Semenya – sets 200m PB record
Cherise Willeit – wins fifth Cape Town Cycle title
Kaiyuree Moodley – 2020 Investec SA Women’s Open amateur winner
Laura Wolvaardt – features in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 Team of the Tournament
Marizanne Kapp and Chloe Tryon – announced as new additions to The Hundred competition
North West – win CSA Women’s Provincial 50-over League
SPAR KZN Raiders – win 2020 Indoor Hockey Inter-Provincial Tournament
Western Province Women – win CSA Women’s T20 League
Zinzi Chabangu – sets new national women’s triple jump record
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Photo 1 Caption: With 94 runs at strike rate of 149, Momentum Proteas batter Laura Wolvaardt is the only South African selected in the 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Team of the Tournament, captained by Australian skipper, Meg Lanning. Photo: ICC
Photo 2 Caption: 2020 Investec SA Women’s Open amateur winner Kaiyuree Moodley at Westlake Golf Club. Photo: Sunshine Ladies Tour
Photo 3 Caption: Multiple South African champion Cherise Willeit won her fifth Cape Town Cycle Tour title in Cape Town on Sunday, 8 March 2020. Photo: Cape Town Cycle Tour on Twitter
Photo 4 Caption: The South Africa U-17 Women’s National Team (Bantwana) beat COSAFA counterparts Zambia 3-2 on aggregate at Bidvest Stadium to progress to the next round for the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup qualifiers on Saturday, 14 March 2020. Photo: SAFA