Team SA ready to roll in London

Caster Semenya (File)
Caster Semenya (File)

Cape Town - The South African team left for has arrived in London in their quest for glory at the IAAF Athletics World Championships, according to the SASCOC website.

The championships get under way on Friday, August 4 and continue until Sunday, August 13.

At the last IAAF World Championships in Beijing two years ago, the SA team won three medals - 400m gold by Wayde van Niekerk and two bronze medals by Anaso Jobodwana (200m) and Sunette Viljoen (bronze).

A 27-strong team will do duty in London.

SA team for the IAAF World Championships in London from August 4-13:

Men 

100m

Akani Simbine, Thando Roto

200m 

Akani Simbine, Wayde van Niekerk, Clarence Munyai

400m 

Wayde van Niekerk, Pieter Conradie

10 000m

Stephen Mokoka

Marathon

April Lusapho, Sibusiso Nzima, Desmond Mokgobu

110m hurdles

Antonio Alkana

Long Jump

Luvo Manyonga, Ruswahl Samaai, Zarck Visser

Shot Put

Oratio Cremona, Jaco Engelbrecht

Discus

Victor Hogan

Javelin

Rocco van Rooyen

20km walk

Shange Lebogang

Women

100m

Carina Horn

200m

Justine Palframan

800m

Caster Semenya, Gena Lofstrand

1 500m

Caster Semenya

Marathon

Mapaseka Makhanya, Jenna Challenor

400m hurdles

Wenda Nel 

4x400m relay

Justine Palframan, Gena Lofstrand, Ariane Nel, Zoe Engler, Caster Semenya, Wenda Nel

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