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Tuks to host first Yellow Pages Inter-Club Athletics Championships

By Danie Cornelius

Posted on 04 April 2012

LJ van Zyl
LJ van Zyl

The first Athletics South Africa (ASA) Yellow Pages Inter-Club Championships is taking place on Thursday, 5 April 2012 at the ABSA Tuks Stadium.

The event, which has a first prize of R100 000 waiting for the winning team, is a first for South Africa using this specific competion format. The best eight clubs in South Africa has been invited by ASA to participate in this meeting, which inludes PUK, UJ, Maties, Kovsies and of course Tuks.

ASA identified 10 events for men and women, and each club must field one athlete from each gender per event. Each athlete are also only allowed to participate in one event, ensuring that clubs field an all round and versatile team. Points are calculated based on placings in each event and the team with the most points at the end of the meeting will walk away with the R100 000 prize.

With names like LJ van Zyl, Willie de Beer, Wenda Theron, Hannes Dreyer and Carina Horn in the mix for Tuks, the other clubs will have their work cut out to keep the first prize away from the home team.

The meeting starts at 18:15 and the final event will be at 20:15. Entry is R25 for adults and R15 for secondary school pupils.

TuksAthletics need YOU to come and support them to be the first National Club Champion in Athletics.

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