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World awaits young athletes | African Reporter

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Langaville Athletics Club put their best foot forward in the Central Gauteng Athletics cross-country in Daveyton.

“Our athletes proved hard work pays off. We went there with the right mindset, and we got the best results,” said Sakhi Kgapola, the club’s founder.

The event was the fourth league in the cross-country fixtures. Temaswati Njomo received gold for the 1km event for girls U8.

Zanele Mzizi came third in the 3km race for girls U10. Sanele Ndlovu placed third in the 3km for girls U 11.

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Banele Mkhehle also took third place in the 2km for boys U9. Buhle Mahlangu placed second in the junior women’s 2km race.

Sven Vosse, the club’s manager, gifted the team with a vest worn by 100m athlete, Ferdinand Omanyala, currently the fastest man in Africa.

“We are hoping this will serve as a constant motivation to do their best.

“They can look up to people like Omanyala, an African child, and know that the world is waiting for them to be great,” added Kgapola.

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