ATHLETES

Name Simon Magakwe
DOB 25 May 1985
Nationality South African
Achievements

  • First South African sprinter to break 10sec in 100m – 9.98sec
  • 100m Africa Champion, 2012
  • 4x100m Relay Africa Champion, 2010/2012
Name Khotso Godfrey Mokoena
DOB 6 March 1985
Nationality South African
Achievements

  • Commonwealth Games Triple Jump Gold Medalist, 2014
  • World Indoor Long Jump Champion, 2008
  • Africa Champion long Jump, 2014
Name Sunette Viljoen
DOB 6 October 1983
Nationality South African
Achievements

  • Olympic Silver Medalist Rio, 2016
  • 4th Olympic Games 2012
  • 6th World Championships 2013
  • 2nd World Championship Bronze Medals, 2011, 2015
Name Cornel Fredericks
DOB 3 March 1990
Nationality South African
Achievements

  • 400m Hurdles Commonwealth Games Champion, 2014
  • 5th World Championships 400m Hurdles, 2011
  • 400m Hurdles Africa Champion, 2014
Name Nicholas Bett
DOB 27 January 1990
Nationality Kenya
Achievements

  • 400m Hurdles World Champion, 2015
  • 4x400m African Championships Bronze Medalist, 2015
Name Winnie Nanyondo
DOB 23 August 1993
Nationality Uganda
Achievements

  • Commonwealth Games 800m Bronze Medalist, 2014
  • All Africa Games 7th place, 800m, 2015
  • World U20 800m finalist, 2012
Name Dom Scott
DOB 24 June 1992
Nationality South African
Achievements

  • 5000m NCAA Champion, 2016
  • 10 000m NCAA Champion, 2016
  • Indoor 3000m SA Record Holder – 8.41;18
  • Indoor 1500m SA Record Holder – 4:10.90
  • Indoor 800m SA Record Holder – 2:06.05
Name Kurt Couto
DOB 14 May 1985
Nationality Mozambique
Achievements

  • 400m Hurdles Bronze Medalist, World University Games, 2011
  • 400m Hurdles All Africa Games Silver Medalist , 2011
  • 400m Hurdles Silver Medalist, World University Games, 2007
  • 400m Hurdles Afican Championships Bronze Medalist, 2006
Name LJ van Zyl
DOB 20 July 1985
Nationality South African
Achievements

  • SA record holder 400m hurdles – 47,66 seconds
  • 400m Hurdles World Championships Bronze Medalist, 2011
  • Silver Medal 4x400m Relay World Championships, 2011
  • 2006 Commonwealth Games 400m Hurdles Gold Medalist
  • 2010 Commonwealth Games 400m Hurldes Silver Medalist
Name Julius Yego
DOB 4 January 1989
Nationality Kenya
Achievements

  • World Champion Javelin, 2015
  • Olympic Silver Medalist, Javelin, 2016
  • All Africa Games Gold Medal, Javelin, 2011
  • Africa Champion, Javelin – 2012/2014
Name Wenda Nel
DOB 30 July 1988
Nationality South African
Achievements

  • 7th 400m Hurdles World Championships, 2015
  • 400m Hurdles Africa Champion Champion, 2014/2016
Name Justin Walker
DOB 30 November 1990
Nationality USAa
Achievements

  • 100m PB – 10.05sec
  • 200m PB – 20.26sec
Name Trentavis Friday
DOB 5 June 1995
Nationality USA
Achievements

  • World U20 Champion – 100m, 2014
  • 4x100m Relay World U20 Gold Medalist, 2014
Name Anaso Jobodwana
DOB 30 July 1992
Nationality South Africa
Achievements

  • World Championship Bronze Medalist 200m, 2017
  • 6th World Championship 200m, 2013
  • 8th Olympic Games 200m, 2012
  • 100m/200m World University Games Champion, 2013
Name Tshepo Lefete
DOB 2 February 1992
Nationality South African
Achievements

  • 110m Hurdles PB – 13.57sec
Name Justin Gatlin
DOB 10 February 1982
Nationality USA
Achievements

  • 3 x World Titles
  • 2 x World Indoor Titles
  • 1 x Olympic Title
Name Khotso Mokoena
DOB 6 March 1985
Nationality South African
Achievements

  • World Indoor Long Jump Gold Medal, 2008
  • Olympic Silver Medal, 2008
  • World Long Jump Silver Medal, 2009
  • Commonwealth Triple Jump Gold Medal, 2014
Name Caster Semenya
DOB 7 January 1991
Nationality South African
Achievements

  • Olympic Gold Medalist 800m 2012, 2016
  • World Champion 2009, 2011, 2017
  • 1500m World Championships Bronze Medalist 2017
  • 800m Africa Champion 2016
  • 1500m Africa Champion 2016
Name Lynique Prinsloo
DOB 30 March 1991
Nationality South African
Achievements

  • 5 time National Long Jump Champion
  • 3rd Long Jump Africa Championships, 2012
  • 5th Long Jump Africa Championships, 2016
Name Henricho Bruintjies
DOB 16 July 1993
Nationality South Africa
Achievements

  • Former SA record holder 100m – 9,97 seconds
  • 4th in Commonwealth Games 4 x 100m relay – 2014
Name Joshua Cheptegei
DOB 16 July 1993
Nationality Uganda
Achievements

  • Silver Medal 10 000m World Championships 2017
  • 6th Olympic Games 10 000m Rio 2016
  • World Junior Champion 10 000m – 2014
Name Issac Makwala
DOB 29 September 1986
Nationality Botswanna
Achievements

  • 5th World Championships 400m, 2015
  • 6th World Championship 200m, 2017
  • Africa Champion 400m -2012/2014
  • All Africa Games Champion 400m – 2015
Name Lebogang Phalula
DOB 9 December 1983
Nationality South Africa
Achievements
Name Gladwin Mazazi
DOB 28 August 1988
Nationality South Africa
Achievements

  • World University Games Champion 10 000m – 2009
  • Half Marathon World University Games Champion – 2013
  • Represented South Africa 14 times
Name Akani Simbine
DOB 21 September 1993
Nationality South Africa
Achievements

  • 5th 100m World Athletics Championships, London 2017
  • 5th 100m Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, 2016
  • 100m World University Games Champion, 2015
  • Ranked 29th on the World All Time list in the 100m
  • Ranked 5th in the World in the 100m in 2016
  • Ranked 4th in the World in the 100m in 2017 (9.92sec, Pretoria 18 March)
  • Ranked 5th in the World in the 200m in 2017 (19.95sec Pretoria 4 March)
  • Ranked 49th in the World All time 200m lists.

We’ll be announcing new participants every week, so look out for our press releases and watch this space!


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