HPR Athletics News


The Mpumalanga Secondary Schools Championships took place on 5 March 2016 at Secunda Stadium.

Results of the Mpumalanga Secondary Schools Championships:

  • Stefan de Beer – B U/15 – Discus – 1st place – 56.10m.
  • Miéke van der Walt – G U/15 – High Jump – 1st place – 1.57m.
  • Percy Mkhwanazi – B U/19 – 110mH – 3rd place – 15.22s.
  • Lily Carr – G U/15 – Triple Jump – 3rd place – 9.70m.
  • Nikitha Visagie – G U/19 – Discus – 1st place – 28.0m.

Congratulations to Stefan, Mieke and Percy on their selection into the Athletics Mpumalanga Track and Field team. They will represent the Province at the Athletics South Africa Sub-Youth, Youth, Junior and Under Article from PRH 23 Championships 2016. These Championships will be held at the Herman Immelman Stadium in Germiston from 31 March – 2 April 2016. A second team was chosen to represent the Province at the SA National Schools Athletics Championship from 16 March to 19 March 2016 in Bloemfontein. Lily, Stefan and Mieke were chosen for this team. The hard work, devotion and time spent on the track have definitely paid off. Good luck to you and your dedicated coaches! Persevere! We are very proud of our athletes and trust that each of them will be a dignified member of the team and that they will wear their colours with pride. Mrs E. Serfontein (Organiser)