- Mokoena and Roto shine at home and abroad
- Trio of SA divers shine at United States meetings
- Late starter Mabilane goes on to share lead
- Shange takes second in last race Down Under
- Senong names final Amajita squad for Afcon in Zambia
- Sunshine Classic will see the Chase hotting up
- World Cup bronze for SA’s Zoonekynd
- Eagle-birdie finish helps Garcia to Challenge victory
- Olympian Ho and Twichell are Cape Mile champions
- Lawrie wins at Fancourt to grab a prestigous double
Sive’s learning curve
- Updated: January 16, 2012
It wasn’t a great day at the office but a great learning experience for rookie South African Sive Speelman at the inaugural Winter Youth Olympics in Austria on Sunday, writes Mark Etheridge.
On Saturday the Eastern Cape teenager had placed 41st out off 55 entrants in the Super G with a time of 1min 18.31seconds.
On Sunday it was the Super Combined discipline where he recorded a time of 1:18.22 in the Super G and 58.10sec in the slalom.
That saw him ending 33rd for a total time of 2min 16.32sec putting him 33rd overall. The winner of the event, Austria’s Marco Schwarz, had a combined time of 1:40.45 for the event that took pal e in temperatures of minus 11 degrees Celcius.
Speelman’s next competition is on Thursday, the Giant Slalom and then on Saturday its the two Giant Slalom runs that await.