Athletes from Eunice High School, performed exceptionally well at the Motheo/ Xhariep Athletics Meeting held on, Saturday, 272822 February 2020, at the Mangaung Athletics Stadium.

Eunice achieved 18 top 3 placings – 8 athletes topped the list as 1st place winners, 7 were placed 2nd and 3 were placed 3rd.

The latter half of the programme had had to be re-scheduled to 26 February 2020, as an unforeseen thunderstorm disrupted the 1500m and 400m events.

Exciting highlights during the Athletics Day Meeting:

  • Kayla Swarts (G-17) was outstanding in the 200 m and 100m events and was place 1st in both events. She also excelled in Long Jump and achieved a 2nd placing.
  • Anke van der Poel (G-14) was exceptional in the 1500m and in the 800m events. She was placed 1st and 2nd respectively.
  • Tasha Cronje (G-19) outdid her competitors in the 100m and 200m events. She was proudly placed 1st in the 100m event and 2nd in the 200m event.
  • Sinovuyo Busakwe (G-19) excelled in the 400m and 100m Hurdles. She came 1st in the former and 2nd in the latter event.

The following competitors from Eunice outdid themselves and achieved top honours by being placed 1st in a variety of events:

Lizri Weyers (G-17) – 200m Steeple, Samantha Swanepoel (G-17) – Shotput, and jody maclaclan (G-19) -300m Steeple.

Second placings were achieved, by Nielsje Erasmus (G-16) – High Jump, Juanita Kruger (G-16) – Shot Put and Andri van Jaarsveld (G-17) – 800m.

In third place were Valeska van Zyl (G-16) – 800m, Sune Wiid (G-17) – 200m and Jay-Dene Duimpies (G-17) – Long Jump.


Top (Left to Right):
Jody MacLachlan, Samantha Swanepoel, Lizri Weyers, Kayla Swarts,
Sune Wiid, Tasha Cronje, Andri van Jaarsveld.

Bottom (Left to Right):
Nielsje Erasmus, Anke van der Poel, Juanita Kruger, Jay-Dene Duimpies,
Valeska van Zyl.