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SA has talent: athletics meet shows there are stars waiting in ...

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SA has talent: athletics meet shows there are stars waiting in the wings

On the back of a disappointing Tokyo Olympics, SA has a group of young, gifted track and field stars ready to fly

Sports reporter

Forget the disappointment of last year’s Tokyo Olympics when SA failed to win a single medal for the first time since readmission in 1992, or since Melbourne 1956, to be exact.

There is no shortage of local talent. That was blatantly clear at the first meet of the newly launched athletics series in Bloemfontein on Wednesday night.

The two-hour event hosted no fewer than three athletes whom I believe will become strong contenders for Olympic and world championship medals down the line...

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