Guest speaker also a star

2015-12-09 06:00


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THE guest speaker at the SuperSport Let’s Play Sport Star of the Year Awards for the Northern Cape newspapers, was Claudia Booysen.

Booysen can be described as an example of success in the world of sports.

In 2010, she joined the South African Protea team that toured Samoa, Singapore and New Zealand, in preparation for the 2011 Netball World Championship.

She also represented South Africa in the 2011 Netball World Championship in Singapore, where they finished fifth overall.

Since 2008, she has re­presented the Griquas netball team that participated in the annual South African ­championship.

In 2010, she was selected for the Lightning Roses netball team. This team received gold medals in the Netball Premier League’s (NPL) national tournament.

Since 2008, she has also been part of the Kimberley Reds Netball Club’s first team.

In 2014 she represented the Northern Cape Diamonds netball team.

In 2015 she was part of the team that participated in the Brutal Fruit Netball Cup, during which tournament she was chosen as player of the match in their tussle with the Mpumalanga Sunbirds.

She is married and lives in Kimberley.

Booysen is a physiotherapist at Renate Liebenberg Physiotherapists.

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