Majority of top South Africa athletes were full of praise for the Athletics South Africa after a successfully end of 3 days relay camping which comprised of 22 athletes last weekend at Tuks Athletics Stadium at the University of Pretoria in Tshwane.
The first two days of the training under the supervision of national relay coach Paul Gorries, comprised exchanges and combination (field placing) which was identified as the weakest link in South Africa past failure. The last day saw the national relay team 4×400m and 4×100m participation in AGN (Athletics Gauteng North) league Meeting at the same venue, 4×100m came first in 39.35s while 4×400m ran 4×200m and came first in 1.24.82s.
After the camp, Akani expressed his team readiness to win relay gold. ” We can win medal. I didn’t see why we can’t chase gold medal. So this first camp is really good and the guys are excited”.