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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

  1. Lungi

    December 13, 2012 at 7:59 am

    Hi Gareth,

    How are the basketball teams doing? Wasn’t SA playing Mozambique yesterday?

  2. Gareth Duncan

    December 13, 2012 at 8:13 am

    Hi Lungi

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

  3. Lungi

    December 13, 2012 at 8:28 am

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

  4. Gareth Duncan

    December 13, 2012 at 9:12 am

    Always a pleasure. Happy to provide this platform.

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