TuksAthletics win three WC medals

Posted on August 24, 2009

18 year old Caster Semnya won gold in the 800 for women (1:55.45), Khotso Makoena silver in the long jump for men (8.47) and Karen Mey Melis bronze in the long jump for women (6.80).

Karen represented Turkey and not South Africa, but she is a registered Tuks athlete who does most of her training at the Absa Tuks Stadium.

“We are very proud of our athletes,” added Hennie.

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