CGA Team out shine at SA Half Marathon Champs

Central Gauteng Athletics celebrates with great pride the exceptional performance by our athletes who were part of the team representing the province this past Saturday, 25 July 2015 at the South African Half Marathon Championships in Port Elizabeth.

The province returned with both female and male championship titles for this year. Lucky Mohale finished 1st in the time of 1:02:06 for the men’s category. Central Gauteng Athletics dominated the top 10 finishers in the men category with Mbongeni Nxazozo (1:02:07) taking the 2nd position, Xolisa Tyali (1:02:29) on 6th position, Desmond Mokgobu (1:02:48) on 8th position and Philemon Mathabe (1:03:06) 9thposition.

In the women’s category, Central Gauteng Athletics female runners took the top 4 positions with Lebo Phalula finishing 1st in a personal best time of (1:11:54), followed by her twin Lebogang Phalula in 2nd position (1:12:18), Cornelia Joubert finished 3rd (1:12:37) and Nolene Conrad finishing 4th (1:12:52).

With the above results, it was inevitable that the Central Gauteng Athletics team won both men and female category team prizes. As a province we would like to congratulate all athletes that represented the province.

 

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