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CGA Track & Field Open Meeting: 19 October 2019 at Germiston Stadium

Central Gauteng Athletics will be hosting the second Open Meeting on the 19 October 2019 at Germiston Stadium.

NB: PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ENTRY FEE FOR BOTH ATHLETES AND SPECTATORS WILL BE R20 PER PERSON FOR LEAGUES.

Herewith, please find the attached 2019/2020 Track & Field calendar, updated Open Track & Field Meeting Programme for the 19th October 2019, and results of Open Meeting held on the 5th October 2019.

- 2019 CGA Track & Field Fixtures

CGA Track & Field Open Meeting Program 19 October 2019

Combined Results - 05 October 2019

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Track and Field Open League Meeting plays a key role in building up the talent in Germiston Stadium

Central Gauteng Athletics hosted the first Track and Field Open Meeting of 2019/2020 season at Germiston Stadium last Saturday, 5 October 2019.

On the day there were great performances in particular in the 100m sub youth events. Kieren Louw of Fitness From Africa Athletic Club clocked 10:92 in the boys U17 to secure his victory on the day. Jan Kruger and Thato Sesoko dominated the category of U9 Boys and Girls 600m event, with an impressive finish time of 1:51:47 and 1:57:76 respectively.

Throwing Javelin was one of the exciting events, Daniel Jacobs of EC Active Athletic Club was in good form in the U17 girls where she had thrown a pointed stick in a distance of 30.75m.

In the long jump U15 Boys, Yemurai Michael, a fierce competitor who’s representing Diamond Athletics Club started athletics this year with the inspiration from the likes of Khotso Mokoena and Luvo Manyonga. His 6,33m best is the clearly indications a bright future ahead of him.

Local club, Germiston Callies’ athletes Victor Spice and Kaylee Le Roux claimed their victory in 200m sprint for the U13 and U15 age category in that order, clocking 24:88 and 26:29 respectively.

The 1200m race was the toughest and straining trial event for the young athletes, however, Marhu Bouwer of Roodepoort Athletics Club and Pienaar Kayleigh of Noordheuwel Athletics Club shared a common goal which is to win their individual races on the day. They both took the category of U11 boys and girl by clocking 3:49 and 4:05 respectively.

The last events of the day which was the 1500m did not disappoint, Elvis Mokhonoana of Tembisa Athletics Club won his race with a 15 meters’ gap from the second position finisher in the time of 3:55. Mokhonoana finished position 7 during the 2019 National Track and Field Championships in March is really set to dominate the season in the 1500m distance.

Part of the selection criteria for selection into the sub youth team which will be competing in Sasolburg later next month states that an athlete must be in possession of a permanent license. This number also acts an insurance policy should the athlete be injured during training or racing.

The next CGA Track and Field Open Meeting will be held at Germiston Stadium on the 19 October 2019

Looking forward to seeing you and let’s fill up Germiston Athletics Stadium.

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Central Gauteng Athletics kicks off the 2019/20 Track & Field Season

The Track and Field Development Open meeting which was hosted on Saturday 21 September 2019, was extremely well supported at Germiston Athletics Stadium. Approximately 2000 athletes and spectators supported the meeting.

This Season returned passionately with the intention to identify talent in the age category of Boys and Girls between 7 to 17 years old. Track and Field commission incorporated the Johannesburg Soncini trails to select a JHB team to participate at Gauteng OR Tambo Sonici provincial games on the 26/27 October at Germiston Stadium.

Following a full-day programme of the first track and field season, the evidence was witnessed with the first race of the day, labelled All Road vs Track in the event of 1500m walk. Thuto Mokoena of Water Fall Athletics Club unlocked the track events with a victory in the category of U17 Boys and Girls walking a distance of 5000m by clocking 26:41.

“Today’s race was tough and filled with strong and competitive athletes. l started to break among the group at 3500m and flow with the momentum towards finish the line”. Said Thuto as he cools off during the interview post-event.

South African 2019 schools of Champions, Zonica Lindeque of UJ Sports Club, confirmed her strength and showed incredible talent in the field of Shot Put, by dominating the age category of U15 girls with a personal best of 15:73.

Diamond Athletics Club claimed their consecutive victory of the day by Tyler Howard and Charnise J.V Vuuren who ran a distance of 200m sprint in the category of Sub Youth Girls and Boys, ending the race in a time of 24:87 and 27:82 respectively.

Tumelo Manenzhe who placed 6th position in 2018 Schools Championships at Germiston Stadium, he starts the season with an impressive performance by earning 1st position in the category of U17 boys running a distance of 3,000m. Tumelo started to lead race towards last three laps and increase pace till he crosses the line in a time of 9:34.

Coaches are reminded that it is important to keep to deadlines as the Transport arrangements go hand in hand with the entries from those areas. Athletes must Pre-Enter using the attached Entry Form, entry fee for both athletes and spectators will be R20 Per Person for leagues.

“We urge Coaches, Athletes, and Parents to pre-enter in time, correct information and full details are needed to enter the information on the system, we need more coaches to support this system”. Said CGA Track and Field Chairperson Maggie Dicks.

Among other highlights, youth athlete Swayde Lessing of Boksburg Athletics Club was in impressive form as she took the 100m Hurdles event in a finish time of 15:89 seconds. Swayde, who took 6th position in field event of the high jump at ASA 2018 Track and Field Championships held in Paarl. She said her training sessions are going very well and she is in the right place at the momentum.

 

Long jump youth woman

Siread Meyer of Germiston Callies started the athletics at age of 7, in 2012 he partakes at ASA Track and Field Championships were he secured 9th position in the field event of Long Jump. This time Shane took effort and showcase incredible talent in the U17 youth man by landing at 5.18m.

 

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