South African sport suffered a body blow this week with the gruesome news that triathlete Mhlengi Gwala had been severely injured in a chainsaw attack while training in Durban.
Wian Sullwald and Carlyn Fischer were crowned national triathlon champions after a weekend of tough racing in Aldam, Free State. The resort venue event was also an Africa Cup event. Sullwald covered the Olympic distance of 1500 metres in the swim, 40km on the bike and 10km on the run in 1hr 54min 25sec. That was more than seven minutes… Read more →
Three of South Africa’s Rio Olympians were in action at the weekend’s ITU Abu Dhabi World Triathlon… resulting in two top 10 and one top 20 finishes… and one unexpected night in hospital. Two-time Olympian Richard Murray ended fifth in the elite men’s race. Rio bronze medallist Henri Schoeman took 10th spot before collapsing, was then whisked off to the… Read more →