It’s funny how one person’s trash can be another person’s treasure.
10 Jan 2021
The South African marathon team won bronze medals in the marathon World Cup team competition; from left Ezael Thlobo, Hendrik Ramaala, Ian Syster and Gert Thys in Paris in 2003. One of the most treasured possessions of the writer is an old medal once discarded by Thlobo. Picture: Getty Images