Tanki off to African championships

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - Tanki Tau, the “Matador” of Klerksdorp Wrestling, has been selected to represent South Africa at the Senior African Championships in Hammamat in Tunisa from 26 to 31 March. He is the current double South African Champion in the Freestyle and Greco Roman Olympic Wrestling Styles.

To read the full story, read page 24 of our 22 February 2019 issue.

KHS eindig tops in top 10

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Klerksdorp Rekord, Klerksdorp - KHS het tweede geëindig in die Tuks Top 10 atletiekbyeenkoms verlede week in Pretoria. Altesaam 75 skole het aan die byeenkoms op Woensdag 13 Februarie deelgeneem waar die room van elke skool se atlete deelgeneem het. KHS en Hoërskool Wesvalia (tiende) het in die top 10 geëindig. 

To read the full story, read page 24 of our 22 February 2019 issue.

Cyclists compete at SA’s

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Klerksdorp cyclists competed at the SA champs that took place in Pretoria from 7-10 February. Some of the best results by Klerksdorp riders are Egon Campbell, SA champion in the 35-39 vet men category, and Charles Nienaber, champion in the veteran men’s 60-64 category. Veteran Jan van der Berg is the time trial champion in the category veteran men 75-79. The cyclists are Willie Buser (Vet Men 35-39); Johan Pretorius (Vet Men 50-54); Deon Geldenhuys (Vet Men 45-49); Johann Kruger (Vet Men 35-39 Time Trial Silver Medal, Road Race 11th); Eric Storbeck (Vet Men 55-59); Jean Mouton (Vet Men 40-44) and (front) Tanya Barnes (Vet Ladies 30-34 Time Trial gold, Road Race silver); Jan van der Berg; Egon Campbell; Charles Nienaber (Vet Men 55-59 Road Race: gold, Time Trial: silver); Willie de Jong (Vet Men 70-74 Road Race: Bronze), Esther Viljoen (Vet Ladies 60-64) and Leon Viljoen (Vet Men 50-54).

The Midmar 8 Mile club

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - The 46th Midmar Mile dam swim took place recently. The following Klerksdorp swimmers completed all eight of the 1 mile swims - Jaques Liebenberg, Clarissa Liebenberg, Justin Mclean, Carolyn van Niekerk, Janet Stocken and Johan van Wyk.

To read the full story, read page 13 of our 22 February 2019 issue.

Sakke vol medaljes

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Deur Salomé Kotzé

Klerksdorp Rekord, Potchefstroom - Ten spyte van ‘n swaar reënbui wat die interhoër atletiekbyeenkoms Saterdag 9 Februarie tussen die groter skole tot ‘n halt geroep het, het atlete steeds uitste-kende prestasies behaal. ‘n Luidrugtige gees het by die McArthur Stadion geheers waar leerlinge en atlete van Klerksdorp, Potchefstroom, Rustenburg en Lichtenburg teen mekaar meegeding het.

To read the full story, read page 24 of our 15 February 2019 issue.