Cross-country team ready for SAs

2016-09-07 06:00
THE cross-country team of the University of the Free State (UFS), Qwaqwa Campus, that has qualified for the South African Championships in the Western Cape. From the left are Malema Hlubi, Lesedi Radebe, Moorosi Semase and Boy Soke (coach). Photo: Thabo Kessah

THE cross-country team of the University of the Free State (UFS), Qwaqwa Campus, that has qualified for the South African Championships in the Western Cape. From the left are Malema Hlubi, Lesedi Radebe, Moorosi Semase and Boy Soke (coach). Photo: Thabo Kessah

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PHUTHADITJHABA. – The cross-country team of the University of the Free State (UFS), Qwaqwa Campus, has had a successful season.

The team competed in the Eastern Free State Championships recently held in Bethlehem.

Here the members qualified to compete provincially in Bloemfontein and eventually, nationally in the Western Cape on Saturday (10/09).

During the Bethlehem meeting, rising star Moorosi Semase clocked 27:26 in the u.19 8 km category, whilst in the 4 km u.22 section Kovsie team mates reigned with ease as they occupied all top four positions.

Malema Hlubi was the fastest when he clocked 11:13, followed by Lebohang Miya (11:33), Lindokuhle Miya (11:39) and Lebohang Tsotetsi (11:45).

Then in the seniors’ 10 km race, Lesedi Radebe and Bheki Sishi came first and second, respectively.

With these results, the athletes qualified for the Free State Championships held in Bloemfontein on 13 August.

In congratulating his charges, their coach and astute runner himself, Boy Soke, said: “I am very proud of the achievements of these dedicated athletes.

“It is through their dedication and hard work that we have qualified for the national games in George in the Western Cape.”

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