All athletes emerged victorious and have advanced to the next stage which is the KZN tournament. Yushail Naidoo won silver medals for his performance in team kata and individual kumite.
Young Arjun, a grade six pupil at Hopeville Primary and resident of Northcroft, competed in the E2 and E3 events on Saturday, February 10, finishing the E2 race in a time of 00:41:30 and the E3 race in 00:44:41, swimming both events dressed as his favourite superhero, Captain America.
This is a call-out to all children born between the years 2000 and 2003 and 2004 and 2007 respectively to come through and showcase their skills on the field.
The multi-sport athlete completed two consecutive Mile swims on Saturday and on Sunday, he also completed two more.
Trophies were presented to all achievers of their mileage from development runners to Comrades runners. The awards ceremony was a resounding success and after formalities concluded, a delicious braaivleis was held.
These athletes displayed excellent skills and talent on the tatami to earn their regional colours. Risendran Naidoo won gold for kata while Sanjana Maharaj won gold for kumite (u47kg) in the 12-13 year respective categories.
They look forward to the next sporting challenge!
The weekend saw the return of Jay and Rene Sarjooparsad, Judy Rajoo, Walter Mthembu, Ismail Gingqi as well as newcomers, Joe and Shavir Karanjoo. VAC chairman, Bobby Ramlagan posted his first 10km in over a year after a prolonged illness that prevented him from participating in longer distances.
Every week sees the emergence of new members with Joel Motsoane wearing the novice cap this week in posting a 20km pre season 2: 37 and Siyabonga leading the 12km in 1: 21.
Their bowlers were devastating and reduced their opponents to a mere 109 all out. Dereesan Naidoo took four wickets in four overs for six runs and Kiaren Naidoo took three in five overs for 22 runs.
So whether it is for a healthy lifestyle, to keep fit, or to improve your running times, feel free to join the club.