A windy PE couldn’t keep Diana-Lebo from defending her SPAR 10km Challenge crown in style
The Phalula twins celebrate Lebogang’s SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge Joburg leg win, with Lebo clinching the Grand Prix in 5th place
Tebogo Masehla, Mpho Mabuza, Sunette Viljoen, Mapaseka Makhanya and Lebo Phalula among big-name starts to contest SA Athletics Championships from 12-13 April at the Coetzernburg Stadium
Lebo Phalula among an elite field also including Christine Kalmer, Tebogo Masehla and Portia Ngwenya heading the biggest field ever for annual Cross Country trials as athletes vie for a place in the Athletics SA squad for two major Cross Country Championships in March.
10,000m Defending champion and national record holder record Tebogo Masehla leads the charge for the Beijing Olympics qualifier at the Yellow Pages Senior National Championships in Stellenbosch on Friday.
Tebogo Masehla and Violet Raseboya aim to break new grounds when they compete at the final Yellow Pages Series Meeting in Tshwane on Friday, where Masehla needs to complete the 3000m steeplechase in less than nine minutes and 46 seconds (9:46) to meet the Beijing Olympic A standard.
With more than 140 days to go, Athletics South Africa (ASA) has announced a provisional team to represent South Africa in Osaka, Japan in August this year, at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics.
Yellow Pages Athletics Results, Stellenbosch, 2 March 2007
The last time a South African record was broken on the track of Coetzenburg was in 1998 when Susan Vermeulen was timed at 23:15;51 for the 5000m walk.
Exciting competition is expected at the SA Cross Country Championships which will take place at Lesedi Village, Middelburg Mine, near Witbank on Saturday.