Tassin Winter - Rustenburg’s own 18 year-old weightlifting prodigy who stunned the country by winning the South African championships’s junior and senior divisions only a few months after she took up the sport of weightlifting. Tassin has now done even better by clinching a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship in Pune India, which was held from 10 to 16 October. Here Tassin managed 48 kg in the snatch and 55kg in the clean and jerk for a personal best of 103 kg and the 3rd place in one of the world’s foremost sports arenas - what a wonderful achievement! Congratulations Tassin! The Rustenburg and South African communities are well advised to make a note of Tassin’s achievements - she is expected to do even greater things in the new year... Keep watching Rustenburg Herald!