Rehaan was also the top batsman at the recent Shesha Junior T20 Bash held in Chatsworth.
Govender explained that it is important that karate is not only seen as a physical sport but a sport which cultivates discipline and focus.
This will be his second international tournament after competing in the World Cup in China in 2016. Govender has been bowling since 1989.
“In the current state of our community, it’s absolutely important and necessary for females to be involved in karate as means of self defence and self confidence,” said Sensei Vijay.
Lauren would like to thank everybody who contributed towards her trip to Croatia.
These pupils qualified to participate in the various athletic codes such as high jump, long jump, shot putt and track events.
The Mavumengwane Sports Ground in Eshowe was filled with mostly female spectators, who came out in their numbers to support the netball and soccer teams partaking in the various fixtures.
The 11-year-old champ participated in the 1,6km swim held from April to September.
The Phoenix Sun spoke with former principal, Mr A Govender, who has been instrumental in the school’s attainment of this great achievement.
Co-ordinator, Ms Maharaj, thanked those who helped at the refreshment tables along the route.
Results of this week’s trials saw Sally Govender Vino Frank and Gonum Moodley each take the 4km walk in 42 minutes.