Mar 11

Gauteng Athletics Championships

On the 26th and 27th of February, Parkrand Primary learners represented the District 6, Athletics Team.  The event took place at Roodepoort, City Stadium.  Lethabo Molotsha, Oratile Mawane and Kamohelo Tsotetsi donned the red, blue and gold district colours at a fiercely contested Gauteng Championships.

Oratile qualified for finals in long jump under 10 event but unfortunately couldn’t manage a place withing the top 3 positions.

The 9 year old Lethabo came 2nd in the 60 and 80 metre quarterfinal sprint event that tool place on Friday the 26th.  He unfortunately lost in the semi-finals the following day.

Kamohelo Tsotetsi was selected as one of the outstanding athletes to come out of the D6 team.  Having medals in all 3 events; long jump, 80 and 100 metre sprints.  He participated in the 100m race and went through to the semi-finals.  Furthermore, his under 12 relay team clinched the gold medal.

Parkrand Primary School is extremely proud of all our athletes and we salute them on their individual achievements.