South Africa’s Paralympic Games hopefuls impressed at the ASA Senior track and field championships at Tuks Athletics stadium in Tshwane.
Simone Kruger won the (F38) discus in a World Record time of 34.53m.
Anrune Weyers won the (T47) 100m in 12.69s while Charne Felix was victorious in the (T62) 100m in 15.28s.
With less than a week till the Toyota SASAPD National Championships and the Paralympic Games 129 days away, these performances show that the athletes are hungry for success.
The SASAPD National Championships take place in Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape from the 23-27 April 2021.
The championships have historically provided the country’s top athletes with disabilities a birthplace for their dreams and in this Paralympic year, the games will also be the centre of excellence.
Selected Women Results at the Sizwe Medical Fund ASA Senior Track and Field Championships in Tshwane:
Simone Kruger (F38) discus 34.53m (World Record)
Anrune Weyers (T47) 100m 12.69s
Charne Felix (T62) 100m 15.28s
Photo 1 Caption: New women’s world record holder in discus (F38), Simone Kruger, threw a distance of 34.53m on Day 3 of the Sizwe Medical Fund ASA Senior Track and Field Championships in Tshwane on Saturday, 17 April, 2021. Photo: Andries Kruger / ASA