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SA Senior Athletics Championships 2017

SA Senior Athletics Championships (Potchefstroom) 21st and 22st April 2017

Athletes to look out for

Olympic finalist Akani Simbine in the men’s 100m (9.92) and 200m (19.95).

World record holder Wayde van Niekerk, World Championships 200m bronze medallist Anaso Jobodwana and Gift Leotlela in the mens 100m and 200m.

Former national 100m record holder Henricho Bruintjies and Thando Roto in men’s 100m.

Antonio Alkana will compete in the men’s 100m event and the 110m hurdles.

Alyssa Conley will be defend her national 100m and 200m titles.

Carina Horn and Tebogo Mamatu in the women’s 100m event.

In the men’s 400m hurdles, national record holder LJ van Zyl (also running the 400m flat)  joins Commonwealth Games champion Cornel Fredericks, fellow Olympians Le Roux Hamman and Lindsay Hanekom in a strong team.

World Student Games champion Justine Palframan in the 400m.

World Championships finalist Wenda Nelwill be in action in the 400m hurdles and the flat 200m dash.

Caster Semenya will compete in the 800m and 400m events.

Olympic finalists Elroy Gelant and Stephen Mokoka will meet in the 5 000m and 10 000m.

Olympic silver medallists and two-time World Championships bronze medallist Sunette Viljoen in the javelin.

Olympic silver medallists Luvo Manyonga (8.62m national record) in the men’s long jump will meet with African champion Ruswahl Samaai, Commonwealth Games silver medallist Zarck Visser and Dylon Cotter.

Women’s long jump, Olympic athlete Lynique Prinsloo is up against Karin Mey ( 2009 World Championships bronze)

Decathlon – Fredriech Pretorius and SA record holder Willem Coertzen.

Lebogang Shange and Wayne Snyman in the men’s 20km walk event.

Provisional Program for the SA Senior and Combined Athletics Championships.


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