North West News
Johan Kleingeld new Masters Champion!
Johan kept the Free State’s flag flying high when he became the new SA Masters Badminton Champion. He added this title to his WTG 2011 champions title and we are proud of his achievements.
ATHLETES EXCELL AT THE NATIONAL TRANSPLANT GAMES (NTG) 2012 - DURBAN
This Region was represented by 8 athletes who made their mark at the NTG in Durban.
Stephan vd Berg improved the WTG record in javelin in the 30-39 age group and Suretha Maartens (18-29 age group) improved the SA record in long jump and the SA & WTG records in the 100m sprint.
Back: Anton Grobler, Stephan vd Berg, Attie Kok, Suretha Maartens
Front: Makhetha Nkema, Velile Dube, Lebohang Moabeng
Philimon Mogotsi is an exciting new junior athlete who will make his mark in the long jump and ball throw. Coming from Marble Hall he had to face many challenges such as no practicing facilities and coaching.
Our thanks go to Fify Xukwane, Transplant Coordinator from Klerksdorp, who obtained sponsorship from the Klerksdorp/Tsepong hospital complex for the three athletes from North West.