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Team SA bound for Birmingham
- Updated: August 10, 2009
A provisional team of 11 will represent South Africa in the IAAF World Half-marathon championships in Birmingham, England in October.
Athletics South Africa has released a provisional team of eight men and three women for the October 11 race , this after the recent Nedbank South African Half-marathon Championships recently held in Port Elizabeth.
The Nedbank SA 10km Championships, due to be held in Stellenbosch on 29 August, will be the battlefield for the members in the provisional team to secure their place in the final team to England.
Stephen Mokoka, who gave an impressive performance in winning the national half-marathon title, has been included in the team together with Lindikhaya Mthangayi, Mbongeni Ngxazozo, Xolisa Tyali, Olebogeng Masire, Jeffrey Gwebu, Zolani Ntongana and Samuel Segoaba.
Irene’s Annerien van Schalkwyk, who surprised both friend and foe with an excellent title winning performance in Port Elizabeth, makes up the women’s team together with Rene Kalmer and Poppy Mlambo.