SA’s fastest texters named

2010-10-01 15:03

Two Capetonians have been named as the country’s fastest cellphone texters, and will jet off to New York in January to compete in a world championship, organisers said.

Olivia Burton (15) and Wilbur Hough (23) competed against six other qualifiers from across the country at the national championship of the LG Mobile World Cup in Johannesburg last night.

Burton took the grand prize of R50 000 and Hough the runner-up’s R20 000.

The South African leg of the competition drew 77 800 entries.

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