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Local schools compete for medals in Ohrigstad

Some of the athletes who excelled were Elmarko Marx, Kwako Mfazwe, Lyle Pieters, Danielle van Rooyen, JP Beetge, Amogelang Maebela and Thando Munthali.

The rainy weather conditions could not prevent the athletes from breaking records during the athletics meeting at Laerskool Ohrigstad on Wednesday.

Six schools, Burgersfort, Steelpoort, Drakensig, Lydenburg, Mariepskop and the host school, participated in the track events, hurdles, shot put, long jump and high jump.

Amo Maebela.

Laerskool Lydenburg was outstanding as its athletes scooped most of the medals on the day.

Some of the athletes who excelled were Elmarko Marx, Kwako Mfazwe, Lyle Pieters, Danielle van Rooyen, JP Beetge, Amogelang Maebela and Thando Munthali.

Jonathan van der Merwe.

Those who won were rewarded with medals. The management of Laerskool Ohrigstad thanked the sponsors, staff, parents and children who supported this event.

Meanwhile, Laerskool Burgersfort will welcome Calvin College, Steelpoort and Ohrigstad for their athletic meeting this Saturday.

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