Athletes scoop medals at world bi/triathle event

Twelve athletes from Buffalo City represented SA at the World Bi/Triathle Championships from October 25-31, in which they were required to run-swim-run.

The youngest athletes ran 400m and swam 50m, while those in the Master’s categories ran up to 2.4km and swam 100m.

Andrea Ranger won gold in the 40+ Masters division.

Ranger and her partner, Tiaan Roussow, also won gold in the Masters 40+ relay.

Liam Prime won bronze in the U17 mixed relay category.

Adam de Lange won silver for the U15 triathlete individual relay and bronze for the team relay.

Luke Tinhof won silver for his team in U17 triathlete and gold for the U17 biathlete individual relay.

Esona Sekeleni won silver in the U11 team relay.

Riya Keshaw won gold for her team in the U19 team relay.

Zander Scholtz won silver for U19 boys biathle in the team relay.

Biathle Buffalo City committee chairperson Sherelle Smith said the committee was extremely proud of the athletes’ superb performances.


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