Tanki off to the African champs

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Lentswe, Klerksdorp - Tanki Tau, the “Matador” of Klerksdorp Wrestling, has been selected to re-present 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. 

He is also the recent winner of the South African Open Trails held in Secunda.

He will be competing in the Freestyle Division at the African Championships. His main dream is to represent South Africa at the World and Olympic Games.

Tau grew up in the Rethabile Children’s Home and is training at the Klerksdorp Wrestling Club.

Jannie Taljard, chairperson of the Klerksdorp club, describes him as a man pursuing his dream.