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ON THE ROAD AGAIN !

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN !

MASTERS ATHLETES PUT S.A. MASTERS ROAD RUNNING ‘ON THE MAP’ !!!


Kallie Burger (37) of KPMG has been selected for the CGA Senior Marathon team for the Sanlam/Cape Town Marathon, which will also double up as the ASA Marathon Championships, on Sunday 23 September 2018. He has a number of personal best performances behind his name and will be out to improve on his marathon time. Everything of the best Kallie !
Kallie's List of impressive PB’s: ( all inland)

• 5km – 16:10 • 10km – 33:16 • 15km – 52:42 • 21km – 1:15:08 • 32km – 1:56:25 • 42km – 2:28 • 50km – 3:22 • 56km – 3:47 • 89km – 6:32

Kallie’s best times for 2018 would have placed him 7th and 10th, in the 10 and 21k races respectively at the recent World Masters Athletics Outdoor Championships held in Malaga, Spain

He has set his sights on the World Masters 10km and Halfmarathon events in Torun, Poland in March 2019 -  which are held in conjunction with the the World Masters Indoors Championships https://wmaci2019.com/




IBET A…

WORLD MASTERS PRODUCES 3 MEDALS FOR SOUTH AFRICA ON FIRST DAY

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LADIES WALKERS, ELSA MEYER (70) AND HILDEGARD VEY (75) IN THE 5000M WALK WON GOLD AND SILVER RESPECTIVELY

AND

THROWER,  HELEEN KNOBEL (50) WON SILVER IN THE SHOTPUT.   CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR LADIES !  

NOW WE EAGERLY AWAIT OUR FIRST  MEN'S  MEDALLIST !

http://www.rfea.es/competi/result2018/airelibre/Malaga2018/C93.2018EX019.html

TOMORROW WILL SEE THE 2ND DAY OF THE DECATHLON AND HEPTATHLON EVENTS, AND THE 8 KM CROSS COUNTRY EVENTS



5 September 2018
8 cross country competition tomorrow runners from S.A. – 5 Ladies and 3 Men.   Ronelle Botha (55) will be competing in her first world champs, and is a seasoned provincial cross country athlete (CGMA) who has competed in 3 S.A. Cross Country Champs.   Frances van Blerk (60) a seasoned road (and Ladies Comrades winner in 1992) and cross country runner from GN, has competed in numerous World Champs and has medalled in the cross country and road events.




We wish all our athletes competing tomorrow in the first round heats of the 100m sprints, and lo…

READY, STEADY, GO !!!!!!!!!! WORLD MASTERS ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE ABOUT TO HAVE A LIFT OFF !!!

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COUNTDOWN TO WORLD MASTERS ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS - MALAGA, SPAIN

ONE DAY TO GO !

MORE THAN 8000 MASTERS ATHLETES FROM MORE THAN 90 COUNTRIES HAVE CONVERGED ON MALAGA, SPAIN FROM TOMORROW 4 TH UNTIL 16 TH SEPTEMBER 2018

SOUTH AFRICA'S CONTINGENT COMPRISES 87 ATHLETES OF AGE GROUPS 35 - 80 PLUS YEARS OLD IN ALL DISCIPLINES FROM SPRINTS, TRACK MIDDLE DISTANCES AND LONG DISTANCES TO ROAD RUNNING (10K AND HALF MARATHON), TRACK AND ROAD WALK, JUMPS AND THROWS, HEPTATHLON AND DECATHLON.

PLEASE FOLLOW THE RESULTS OF OUR SUPER STARS ON WWW.MALAGA2018.COM

On 4 & 5 September 2018,   6 of our masters will be competing in the gruelling decathlon and heptathlon events.   We wish these courageous athletes everything of the best.


PLEASE FOLLOW THE RESULTS OF OUR SUPER STARS ON WWW.MALAGA2018.COM



Decathlon
Norman Hough  (70-74) Philip Rudd  (60-64) Anthonie Scheepers  (50-54) Smit van Zyl (40 -44)
Heptathlon
Stephanie Claassen         (65-69)
Ida-Marie Strydom  (40-44)


COUNTDOWN TO WORLD MASTERS ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS - MALAGA, SPAIN

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COUNTDOWN TO WORLD MASTERS ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS - MALAGA, SPAIN

ONE DAY TO GO !

MORE THAN 8000 MASTERS ATHLETES FROM MORE THAN 90 COUNTRIES HAVE CONVERGED ON MALAGA, SPAIN FROM TOMORROW 4 TH UNTIL 16 TH SEPTEMBER 2018

SOUTH AFRICA'S CONTINGENT COMPRISES 87 ATHLETES OF AGE GROUPS 35 - 80 PLUS YEARS OLD IN ALL DISCIPLINES FROM SPRINTS, TRACK MIDDLE DISTANCES AND LONG DISTANCES TO ROAD RUNNING (10K AND HALF MARATHON), TRACK AND ROAD WALK, JUMPS AND THROWS, HEPTATHLON AND DECATHLON.

PLEASE FOLLOW THE RESULTS OF OUR SUPER STARS ON WWW.MALAGA2018.COM

On 4 & 5 September 2018,   6 of our masters will be competing in the gruelling decathlon and heptathlon events.   We wish these courageous athletes everything of the best.


PLEASE FOLLOW THE RESULTS OF OUR SUPER STARS ON WWW.MALAGA2018.COM


Decathlon
Norman Hough  (70-74) Philip Rudd  (60-64) Anthonie Scheepers  (50-54) Smit van Zyl (40 -44)
Heptathlon
Stephanie Claassen         (65-69)
Ida-Marie Strydom  (40-44)












MASTERS ON THE MOVE TO MALAGA, SPAIN - 4 - 16 SEPTEMBER 2018

44 DAYS TO GO TO THE BIGGEST SHOW ON EARTH IN MASTERS ATHLETICS -
WORLD MASTERS ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS - MALAGA, SPAIN 4 - 16 SEPTEMBER 2018

https://world-masters-athletics.com/news/masters-shining-on-the-world-stage/

MORE MASTERS ON THE MOVE FROM NAMIBIA - BLOEMFONTEIN - MALAGA

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FIRST STOP BLOEMFONTEIN FOR THE S.A. MASTERS ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS
THURS 26 - SATURDAY 28TH APRIL 2018

Free State Masters are the host province for the Masters National Championships and are expecting FIREWORKS this weekend.


Of the almost 500 entries received from the 9 provinces, the statistics show that this will be one of the most highly rated championships ever to be held in the more than 40 years of Masters Athletics in South Africa.  

We welcome our neighbours from Namibia - Nelia Landsberg and Errolice Tjipura in the sprints and jumps.  

Jumpers, sprinters, throwers, walkers, vaulters will be out to impress and achieve, with their focus on the World Masters Athletics Championships in Malaga, Spain during September.

The depth in each event and the calibre of athlete is higher than ever before and bodes well for masters athletics going forward, considering the  30 S.A. and 3 World Record holders competing:


Current SA Recordholders:
1.Monty Hacker  (83) 2.Len Claassen


3.Shaun Bownes
4.Phil…

OLYMPIAN GREATS COMPETE IN MASTERS ATHLETICS, SOUTH AFRICA

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IT WAS GREAT TO SEE 3 Olympian Greats, Shaun Bownes (47), Willem Coertzen (35) and Burger Lambrechts (45) who graced the track and field with their performances at the Central Gauteng Masters Championships in Germiston last Saturday.

Although in participating in two different age groups in the 110m hurdles, Shaun (45-49) ran 14,51 and Willem (35-39) ran 13,92 respectively which now places them both 1st on the World Masters Rankings for 2018 in their age groups. Although they ran in the same race, and the hurdle specs are the same, the age difference is what counts in the end. Shaun also raced in the 100m flat winning his age group with a time of 11.56.


Age Grps  Hurdle Height    Steps to 1st hurdle         Steps Betw hurdles     Dist to finish
30-49           0.991m               13.72m                              9.14m                         14.02m

Willem, Olympic Decathlete retired last year, but we hope to see him and Shaun and Burger at more masters meetings in future. Who knows may…