History-Making Performances Top April Newsmakers List

by | May 7, 2022

The month of April was a hive of activity as South African women in sport displayed history-making performances to add to a fierce #GAL2022 Newsmakers list, powered by the Momentum gsport Newsroom.

A standout performer in track and field was Prudence Sekgodiso who was on fire at the ASA National Championships where she become SA’s 800m and 1500m champion.

Another star shining at the National Champs was USA-based Dominique Scott, who claimed the 5000m title ahead of double Olympic champion, Caster Semenya.

At the Two Oceans Marathon, which returned after 2 years due to Covid-19, Gerda Steyn dominated the women’s course as she set a new record, breaking Frith van der Merwe’s three-decade account.

In cricket, 15 Momentum Proteas stars were awarded contracts for the 2022/23 season, which will see them take part in the 2023 ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in South Africa.

Scroll down to click through to the updates featuring the full list of Newsmakers below!

 

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Top 10 April 2022 Newsmakers Intake for #GAL2022

Dominique Scott – Smashes 5000m Race at ASA Champs

Dominique Scott Grateful After 5000m Victory in Cape Town

 

Gerda Steyn – Sets New Course Record at Two Oceans Marathon

Gerda Steyn Sets New Two Oceans Ultra Marathon Course Record

 

Kadence Ribbink – Wins Junior Race at Africa Triathlon

Kadence Ribbink Wins Junior Title at Bonaqua Africa Triathlon Cup

 

Imbokodo – Win Rugby Africa Cup in Tunisia

Imbokodo Clinch Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens Title to Qualify for Commonwealth Games

 

Mignon du Preez – Retires from ODI Cricket

Mignon du Preez Retires from ODI Cricket

 

Momentum Proteas – 15 Contracted Players for 2022/23 Season

CSA Announce Momentum Proteas’ 2022/23 Contracted Squad

 

Prudence Sekgodiso – New SA 800m and 1500m Champion

Prudence Sekgodiso on Song at ASA Champs

 

SA Water Polo – U17 Team Win Junior EU Nations Cup

U17 SA Water Polo Win Junior EU Nations Cup

 

Tsoanelo Pholo – First-Ever Head Coach of SA Hockey 5s Team

Tsoanelo Pholo Announced Coach of SA Hockey 5s Women’s Team

 

Zalika Methula – Crowned SA Junior Diving Champion

Zalika Methula Crowned SA Junior Diving Champion

 

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