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Badminton youngsters take gold in Algeria

Our Under-19 badminton side have retained their Africa Cup of Nations title for a third consecutive time.

Team SA beat Nigeria 3-2 in a closely contested final played in Algeria. The bronze medals were shared by the host nation and Mauritius.

South Africa returned home with a total of six medals ÔÇô two gold, one silver and three bronze.

The women’s doubles combination of Lee Ann de Wet and Anri Schoonees took gold against Nigeria, while De Wet also got silver in the singles category. Demi Botha took bronze in the same category.

In the men’s singles, Reneshan Naidoo got bronze for SA and in the mixed doubles, Bongani van Bodenstein teamed up with Botha to take bronze.


  1. Stavro Michel

    May 9, 2014 at 2:26 pm

    I am trying to get in contact with Jantjie Welgemoed . Can you assist ?

    • Mark Etheridge

      May 13, 2014 at 8:13 am

      Hi there. I’ll make inquiries and get back to you ASAP

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