Tuks rowing duo win first World Championship gold medal ever for SA

Posted on July 26, 2010

Two Tuks rowers, both based at the High Perfomance Centre of the University of Pretoria, rewrote the history books yesterday (Sunday, 25 July) by becoming the firrst South Africans to win a gold medal at the u.23 World Rowing Championships.

The 2010 World Championships concluded in Brest, Belorus yesterday.

John Smith and Lawrence Brittain are now the the u.23 men's pair World Champions.

"We are extatic!" said TuksSport High Performance Manager, Xilia Dreyer in her reaction.


Copyright © University of Pretoria 2024. All rights reserved.

FAQ's Email Us Virtual Campus Share Cookie Preferences