The National Athletics Championships took place in Sasolburg on 25 and 26 September.
11 teams competed for the national SACCSA trophy and KZN did extremely well at the competition achieving a medal count of 114. 61 medals were achieved by DSS athletes: 24 Gold, 24 Silver and 13 Bronze.
29 records were broken at this competition. 9 of these were broken by KZN athletes and 4 of these were DSS athletes.
Congratulations to Ndumiso Dumakude who set a new SACSSA record in Long Jump. His performance was 6.48m
Sthandiwe Memela set a new SACSSA record in 600m. Her time was 2:05.60.
Sehliselwe Hlongwa set a new SACSSA record in Triple Jump. His performance was 13.23m.
Janek Stegen was placed 2nd in Javelin but he also broke the record with a 53.16m performance. Congratulations on these outstanding performances.
KZN took the honours by taking the pole position. G7 took second place and Gauteng came third.