SA TEAM NAMED FOR WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPS

 
Updated: June 29, 2016

A 22-member final national team was announced by Athletics South Africa on Wednesday for the World U-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland next month.
“We are excited with the team we have selected and believe they will rise to the challenge and make our rainbow nation proud,” ASA president Aleck Skhosana said in a statement.

SA team for the World U-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz (19-26 July, 2016):

Men

100m: Gift Leotlela (AGN), Clarence Munyai (AGN)
200m: Munyai, Leotlela
400m: Derrick Mokaleng (CGA)
800m: George Kusche (AGN)
10 000m: Kabelo Melamu (CGA)
110m hurdles: Mpho Tladi (CGA), Thabo Maganyele (AGN)
400m hurdles: Kefiloe Mogawane (AGN)
High jump: Chris Moleya (AGN)
Shot put: Burger Lambrecht (AGN), Jason van Rooyen (CGA)
Javelin throw: Johan Grobler (ACNW), Erich Wiese (ACNW)
4x100m relay: Leotlela, Munyai, Tladi, Maganyele, Phemelo Matlhabe (ANWN), Kyle Appel (WPA)

Women

100m: Tamzin Thomas (WPA), Cassidy Williamson (KZNA)
200m: Thomas, Madia Ehlers (AGN)
400m: Jeanelle Griesel (AGN)
100m hurdles: Taylon Bieldt (AGN)
400m hurdles: Gezelle Magerman (AGN)
Javelin throw: Jo-Ane van Dyk (ACNW)
4x100m relay: Thomas, Williamson, Ehlers, Bieldt, Griesel, Magerman