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Award-winning Mthembu’s high hopes for marathon

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Local canoeist Nosipho Mthembu is aiming for the podium at the KwaZulu-Natal Canoe Marathon Championships later this month.PHOTO: gallo images
Local canoeist Nosipho Mthembu is aiming for the podium at the KwaZulu-Natal Canoe Marathon Championships later this month.PHOTO: gallo images

LOCAL canoeing star Nosipho Mthembu will head into the KwaZulu-Natal Canoe Marathon Championships later this month in high spirits following her recent win at the Momentum G-Sports Awards.

The KZN Canoe Champs is scheduled to take place at the Camps Drift in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday and Sunday, September 26 and 28.

Two weeks ago, the 19-year-old Mthembu from Shongweni received the Minister’s Recognition of Excellence award.

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