Learners at ‘Olympics’

2016-06-29 06:00
RIGHT: The team of excited learners and staff on their way to begin with the 5 km fun walk. Photo: Supplied

RIGHT: The team of excited learners and staff on their way to begin with the 5 km fun walk. Photo: Supplied

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OVER 400 primary school learners from the John Taolo Gaetsewe and Frances Baard districts joined in on an Olympic Day.

This exciting day took place at the Seodin Primary School in Kuruman on Saturday (25/06).

The event, hosted by the South African Local Government Association (Salga) Northern Cape, in conjunction with its community development partners, the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc), the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (Unicef) and the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, saw the staff members and the learners participating in a variety of sporting codes.

The day was started with a 5 km fun walk at Seodin.

Thereafter the learners participa-ted in sports activities such as cricket, soccer, volleyball, netball, karate, body-building and various indigenous games.

All participants received certificates of participation and medals awarded by the International Olympic Committee.

The stakeholders vowed to return to John Taolo Gaetsewe to develop the sporting facilities for learners in the area.

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