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Boland Athletics Inter-Provincial Competition report

Paul Roos athletes shine at Boland Inter-Provincial Athletics Competition.

Friday 5 and Saturday 6 November saw several PRG athletes compete in Paarl at the Dal Josophat Athletics Stadium and earn a combined total of 21 medals!

8 gold medals, 8 silver medals and 5 bronze medals belonged to the men in maroon!

Gold:
Zak Hickman –Boys U16 Hammer throw
Divan Lamprecht – Boys U15 100m hurdles & Boys U15 300m hurdles
Barthelemy Bena-Ntumba – Boys U15 100m & 200m
Louw Smit -– Boys U15 400m
Josua Acker – Boys U18 Shotput
Harrison Gibson -– Boys U15 High Jump

Silver:
Jordan Steenkamp– Boys U15 100m hurdles
Mika Barnes – Boys U16 Shotput
Louw Smit -– Boys U15 200m
Zak Hickman –Boys U15 Shotput
Gert Kemp – Boys U15 300m hurdles
Jack Hutton -– Boys U15 High Jump and new personal best
John-Oliver Klynsmith – Boys U18 Shotput
Reuben van der Merwe  –Boys U15 Javelin

Bronze:
Christopher Steyn – Boys U15 1500m
Josua Acker – Boys U18 Discus
Reinhardt Nel  –Boys U15 Javelin
Wimpie Dornbrack – Boys U18 Polevault
Ruan de Weerdt – Boys U16 Discus

Ethan Swart (4th Boys U15 Long Jump) Simon Booysen (5th Boys U18 Polevault) and Nathan Sander (4th Boys U16 Discus) also took part and just missed out on a podium place.

Boland Athletics will shortly announce a squad of athletes for their training program and with their strong showings over the past few weeks PRG athletes are set to feature strongly in this group.

Well done to all!