Tag Archives: World Championships

SA Worlds charge ends with silver lining

Durban – The final day of competition at the 2015 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships ended with another medal for Team South Africa as Saturday’s K1 champion hank McGregor was unable to defend his K2 title with partner Jasper Mocké as they were pipped at the post into second place in an enthralling end sprint to close out a solid ...

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Legendary McGregor defends World Championship crown

Durban – A drama laden and action packed K1 Senior Men’s race set the 2015 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships alight in Győr, Hungary on Saturday as South African sensation Hank McGregor came back from a near-minute deficit to win his sixth global title. McGregor, who claimed both the K1 and K2 crowns in Oklahoma, USA in 2014, was a ...

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Ward gives Team SA first World Champs medal

Durban – Jenna Ward launched a late charge to surge to a memorable K1 Under-23 Women’s bronze medal on the opening day of the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships in Győr, Hungary on Friday to replicate her third place feat at the same event in Oklahoma, USA last year. With Hungarian star Vanda Kiszli having made a decisive move as ...

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EADP helping Ho reach his dreams

Durban – Having returned home from the FINA Swimming World Championships in Russia with a gold medal in the 5km open water swim Durban based Chad Ho is grateful for what the KZN Department of Sport and Recreation backed Elite Athlete Development Programme has helped him achieve and their backing for what he hopes to achieve in the future. Ho ...

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Dream becomes reality for Danette

The 2014 season has forever changed Team Contego’s Danette Smith life as a trail runner. She was not only crowned the South African champion, but she also finished 4th in her age category at the World Championships, which was her first international race ever. Smith had the goal of being part of the SA team going to the World Championships in ...

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