KwaZulu-Natal athletes put on outstanding performances during the Athletics South Africa (ASA) Cross Country Championships at Nelson Mandela Bay, Port Elizabeth. On Saturday the 8th of September. The athletes returned home the next Sunday with a total of 27 medals: 9 Gold, 11 Silver and 7 Bronze medals.

The category for the Men’s 75-79 was won by, Noel Saville of KZNA, the second position was taken by Andries Van Der Merwe of AGN (Athletics Gauteng North) and the third position was taken by, Johan Bossau of ANWN (Athletics North West North).

The category for the Women’s 35-39 was won by, Leilani Scheffer of AGN and the second position was taken by, Anneline Roffey of WPN (Western Province Athletics) and Catherine Skosana from AGN took the third position.

The category for the Women’s 40-44 was won by, Christiane Adriaanse of WPA and the second position was taken by, Bulelwa Simae of WPA and the third position was taken by, Minette Bell of ACNW.

The category for the Women’s 45-49 was won by, Ronel Thomas of AGN and the second position was taken by, Marili Munnik of AGN and Shani Silver of KZNA took the third position.

The category for the Women’s 5o- 54 was won by, Michelle Sims of KZNA and the second position was taken by, Liezel Wessels of BOLA (Boland Athletics) and the third position was taken by Christine Claasen of EPA.

The category for the Women’s 55-59 was won by, Mariette Strauss of WPA and the second position was taken by, Mariet Geyer of AGN and the third position was taken by, Janette Schierz-Crusiusa of EPA (Eastern Province Athletics).

The category for the Women’s 60-64 was won by, Olga Howard of WPA and the second position was taken by, Erica Hamilton of AVT (Athletics Vaal Triangle) and the third position was taken by, Irene Scheffer of ANWN.

The category for the Women’s 65-69 was won by, Nancy Will of WPA and the second position was won by, Jane Dickenson of KZNA and Jan Phelan from KZNA took the third position.

The category for Women’s 70-74 was won by, Aileen Sprang of WPA and the second position was taken by, Vicky Ashley of EPA and the third position was taken by Ronelle Steyn of EPA.

The full results are on the ASA website.