Magakwe and Visser flaunt early form

Positive signs for two of South Africa’s most experienced athletes.

Two of South Africa's most experienced athletes delivered superb performances at the weekend, with sprinter Simon Magakwe and long jumper Zarck Visser flaunting impressive early season form by winning provincial track and field titles.

Magakwe and Visser flaunt early form
Magakwe and Visser flaunt early form

Magakwe and Visser flaunt early form

Positive signs for two of South Africa’s most experienced athletes.

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