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Zone VI Games (Day 6)

GARETH DUNCAN kept track of all the South African athletes in action at the Zone VI Games in Lusaka, Zambia.

ATHLETICS:

Men’s long jump: Mpho Maphutha (gold), Francois Coetzee (bronze), Sabelo Ndlovu (5th)
Women’s shot put: Lezaan Jordaan (gold), Ischke Senekal (silver), Simone Meyer (withdrew)
Men’s javelin: Reinhard van Zyl (silver)
Women’s 200m: Chante van Tonder (silver), Phillipa van der Merwe (bronze), Liezl Hetcher (4th)
Men’s 200m: Akani Simbini (gold), Fana Mofokeng (silver), Ben Rens (5th)
Women’s 800m: Thato Makhafola (gold), Sunel Jacobs (silver), Sylvia Dibakwane (7th)
Men’s 800m: Thapelo Madiba (gold) Emile Pieterse (bronze)
Men’s 5000m: Adam Lipschitz (did not finish)

ATHLETICS – VISUALLY IMPAIRED:

Men’s 200m T12: Jacques Joubert (gold), Denzwill Maans (bronze)
Men’s 800m T11: Danie Breitenbach (silver), Ntokoza Xaba (bronze)
Men’s 800m T12: Sheldon du Plessis (6th)
Men’s 800m T13: Marco van der Linde (silver)

BOXING:

Men’s 52kg final: Sikho Nqothile lost to Botswana (on points – silver)
Men’s 56 kg final: Roland Malindi lost to Lesotho (on points – silver)
Men’s 60kg final: Lerato Dlamini beat Zambia (on points – gold)

FOOTBALL:

Men’s U17: South Africa 4 Seychelles 1 – Qualify for semi-finals

TENNIS:

Team event – women’s singles Zanmarie Pienaar vs Zambia (postponed)
Team event – women’s singles: Tyra Timm vs Zambia (postponed)
Team event – men’s singles: Frans Ledwaba vs Zambia (postponed)
Team event – men’s singles: Reinhardt Trollip vs Zambia (postponed)
Team event – women’s doubles: Zanmarie Pienaar/Tyra Timm vs Zambia (postponed)
Team event – men’s doubles: Frans Ledwaba/Reinhardt Trollip vs Zambia (postponed)

CURRENT MEDAL COUNT: Gold 58 Silver 42 Bronze 12 TOTAL: 112


4 comments
Gareth Duncan
Gareth Duncan

Always a pleasure. Happy to provide this platform.

Lungi
Lungi

Thanks Mr D...We're mighty proud of #TeamSA and following the games through has been cool.

Gareth Duncan
Gareth Duncan

Hi Lungi Game will be played today (Thursday). Schedule changes time to time.

Lungi
Lungi

Hi Gareth, How are the basketball teams doing? Wasn't SA playing Mozambique yesterday?