SA Athletes to Battle International Stars at ASA Grand Prix

by | Apr 5, 2022

South Africa’s track & field stars will go head-to-head against international champions at the third leg of the ASA Athletics Grand Prix Series in Potchefstroom on Wednesday, 6 April 2022.

National women’s 100m record holder Carina Horn headlines her specialist event, while three-time world 800m champion Caster Semenya will be eager to build on her fine form with the women’s 2 000m race.

Fresh from winning the women’s 400m hurdles, Zenéy van der Walt returns as favourite, while Sherley Nekhubvi leads entries in the women’s 200m.

The women’s javelin throw field includes Czech athlete, European Championships medallist Nikola Ogrodnikova, and former Asian Championships medallist Yuka Sato of Japan.

The South African challenge will be led by former World U20 Championships medallist, Jo-Ané van Dyk.

Caster Semenya Sets PB at ASA Athletics Grand Prix

 

Photo 1 Caption: South Africa’s track & field stars will go head-to-head against international champions at the third leg of the ASA Athletics Grand Prix Series in Potchefstroom on Wednesday, 6 April 2022. Photo: Zenéy van der Walt (Instagram)

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