How real life prepared Koekemoer for athletics

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Berend Koekemoer represented South Africa at the 2015 World Champion-ships in Beijing, China, but soon disappeared from local athletics. Picture: Roger Sedres / Gallo Images
Berend Koekemoer represented South Africa at the 2015 World Champion-ships in Beijing, China, but soon disappeared from local athletics. Picture: Roger Sedres / Gallo Images

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This is according to Paul Gorries, the South African former 400m athlete-turned-coach who had Koekemoer quit on him and the sport as an athlete in 2018 to work at a game farm with his family in his native Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape.

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