Semenya and Xaba Go Head-to-Head at ASA Champs

by | Apr 15, 2021

The flagship event on Athletics South Africa’s calendar will get underway on Thursday, 15 April 2021, when the country’s elite athletes compete for national titles at the Sizwe Medical Fund ASA Senior Track and Field and 20km Walk and Combined Events Championships, at Tuks Athletics Stadium in Tshwane.

Versatile middle-distance runner, Caster Semenya, will line-up against fellow provincial teammate from AGN, defending champion, Glenrose Xaba in the women’s 5000m race.

Olympic medallist, Sunette Viljoen will turn out as the favourite in the women’s javelin throw.

The 400m hurdles should continue its traditional excitement where Wenda Nel will lead her provincial teammates, Taylon Biedt (AGN) and Zeney van der Walt (AGN) in an attempt to take all podium positions.

The championships will take place from Thursday, 15 April to Saturday, 17 April 2021.

 

Photo 1 Caption: Caster Semenya has entered for the 5000m women’s race for Sizwe Medical Fund ASA Senior Track & Field and 20km Walk and Combined Events Championships to be held at TuksAthletics Stadium in Tshwane. Photo: Roger Sedres

 

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