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Sporting achievements (non-school sport disciplines)

Pistol Shoot-Run

Congratulations to the following two Paul Roos athletes on their SA national achievements for international participation.

Mattijs Machtelinckx

Mattijs Machtelinckx (8E1) and Wilan Basson (9A5) have both been selected to represent the SA President teams (SA B teams) in respectively the under 15 and under 17 age groups to participate in the 2021 World  Pistol Shoot-Run Championships in Cairo, Egypt from 11 to 14 June 2021.

Wilan Basson

Wilan Basson has also qualified to represent the SA National A team in the under 17 age group at the World Championships for the swim and combined pistol shoot and run Championships in Alexandria, Egypt from 4 to 10 July 2021. 

Clay Target Shooting

Neil Meyeridricks

Congratulations to Neil Meyeridricks (12E1) for his recent achievements at the

FITASC Sporting African Championship (under the auspices of the Clay Target Shooting Association of South Africa), Neil received:

  • Junior gold
  • Team gold, as a member of the senior team
  • 15th overall position – all classes and age groups – out of 74 shooters, with a percentage of 94.68% (Senior Protea minimum qualification is 92%)

Africa Cup (combined results African Championship and African Grand Prix)

  • Junior gold
  • 5th overall position – all classes and age groups.

Neil is currently ranked No. 3 on the FITASC World Junior Rankings out of 143 and 42nd overall out of 2232 (both placings, not participants)