Olympic spirit at Triest

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  • The torch was carried by the five athletes who attended the World Games in Abu Dhabi. It was carried by one after the other. Laurette Syffert (Triest) hands the torch to Annatjie de Villiers (Daphne Lee).

    The torch was carried by the five athletes who attended the World Games in Abu Dhabi. It was carried by one after the other. Laurette Syffert (Triest) hands the torch to Annatjie de Villiers (Daphne Lee).

  • All competitors received medals for participation. Marlene Schutte, North West Provincial Coordinator, handed Itumeleng Sebekedi of Orkney his medals. He attends Ikalafeng in Potchefstroom.

    All competitors received medals for participation. Marlene Schutte, North West Provincial Coordinator, handed Itumeleng Sebekedi of Orkney his medals. He attends Ikalafeng in Potchefstroom.

  • Action from floor hockey with Triest playing against Techford.

    Action from floor hockey with Triest playing against Techford.

  • Dr Martin Khunou, founder and executive chairperson of MACEF (Matlosana Arts & Cultural Exchange Festival), declared the event open.

    Dr Martin Khunou, founder and executive chairperson of MACEF (Matlosana Arts & Cultural Exchange Festival), declared the event open.

  • Annatjie de Villiers and Rowan Bishop, both of Klerksdorp, competed in the equestrian sports. They are with Talita Haude and Furenze.

    Annatjie de Villiers and Rowan Bishop, both of Klerksdorp, competed in the equestrian sports. They are with Talita Haude and Furenze.

  • Sally Meiring competed in bocce at the Summer Games in Los Angeles. She was showing competitors the ropes.

    Sally Meiring competed in bocce at the Summer Games in Los Angeles. She was showing competitors the ropes.

  • The Sports Management students of Centurion Academy are seen with little ones from Madikwe and their hoola hoops. The students are Natasha Willemse, Adrian Roestoff, Fifi Mosweu, Hanje Nel, Christiaan van Zyl, Jundrey Britz and Ronin Ludick.

    The Sports Management students of Centurion Academy are seen with little ones from Madikwe and their hoola hoops. The students are Natasha Willemse, Adrian Roestoff, Fifi Mosweu, Hanje Nel, Christiaan van Zyl, Jundrey Britz and Ronin Ludick.

     

    By Danie Jacobs

    Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - The Special Olympics SA provincial games took place in Klerksdorp this week and it was a day of competition in the spirit of unity. The athletes were hosted by Triest Training Centre for people with intellectual disabilities on Tuesday 3 September and 12 centres and schools competed against each other. More than 300 athletes from all over the province were gathered here.

    To read the full story, read page 5 of our 6 September 2019 issue.

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