- Weber wins SA’s final gold medal of African Champs
- Tough going in Tongyeong for SA’s Radford
- Double gold for Venter as SA medal count reaches 59
- Winning start for Ellis as Banyana beat Egypt
- Skhosana’s promise to take SA even further forward
- It’s 50 medals for SA at African Championships
- Top-ranked Williams does the double
- Championship records for Brown and relay team
- Gobel grabs share of the lead at Kyalami
- Interim coach Ellis looks to take Banyana even further
Evans stays in charge
- Updated: June 9, 2012
Western Province’s James Evans was re-elected as President of Athletics South Africa at the quadrennial elections held at the Garden Court OR Tambo with Olympic marathoner Hendrick Ramaala winning the race for the Vice-President.
Evans and Harold Adams were the only two candidates standing for the position of President as Ramaala, Motlatsi Keikabile and Aleck Skhosana withdrew before voting commenced.┬á Evans received 33 votes with Adams second, receiving 24 of the votes.
ÔÇ£It is pleasing to see that the current board was on the right track and members are voting for continuity,ÔÇØ said Evans shortly after being re-elected.
With a total of 31 votes, Hendrick Ramaala was elected as Vice-President against the 26 of Geraldine Pillay. Adams, Motlatsi Keikabile and Aleck Skhosana withdrew their nominations, leaving the race between Pillay and Ramaala.
Provinces had two votes each; the seven associate members, the members of the four commissions (track and field, road running, cross country, athletes) and the board members each one vote.┬á Voting took place by means of ballot under supervision of SASCOC, the country’s Olympic governing body.