144 years of running power

2016-11-02 06:03
Lucas Ngiba (left) and Sisani Xulu, very proud of the medals presented to them.

Lucas Ngiba (left) and Sisani Xulu, very proud of the medals presented to them.

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MEET Greytown's latest athletic stars - 74-year-old Lucas G. Ngiba and 70-year-old Sisani A. Xulu.

These two fit running stars represented KZN in the relay team events at the national Golden Games in Polokwane, Limpopo last week.

Athletes from eight provinces competed in a wide range of sporting codes in this annual inter-provincial challenge.

As part of the four-man relay team representing KZN, Lucas and Sisani were thrilled that their efforts helped to make KZN the winning team.

As can be seen in the photograph they are very proud of the medals presented to the team. The durable pair told the Greytown Gazette they had both trained very hard every day and will continue to do so.

On being asked if the next achievement would be for their "Springbok colours" they said that as the provincial winners they automatically had booked a place in the South African squad.

If there is an international Golden Games they are quite sure the green and gold colours would be theirs. Congratulations to Lucas and Sisani on proving that age is not a barrier to achievement - physical or mental.

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