Another medal for SA junior team

Updated: July 2, 2017

​Carel Haasbroek carried the national flag on Saturday, as the lone SA athlete to step on the podium on day three of the African Junior Championships in Tlemcen, Algeria.
Producing a best heave of 68.91m, Haasbroek earned the gold medal in the men’s hammer throw, more than nine metres clear of Algerian athlete Sid Ali Aboudi (59.65m) who finished second.
The South African team had secured a total of 11 medals (seven gold, three silver and one bronze) at the four-day continental showpiece, which was set to come to a close on Sunday.