Kamdeboo Primary hosts inter-house sports day
Medal winners and coaches from Kamdeboo Primary School. ABERDEEN — Kamdeboo Primary School in Lotusville recently held their inter-house sports day for pupils in all age groups from 5 to 13 years.
The day was enjoyed by all, with good spirit, and many promising athletes were identified for the future.
A team was also chosen to compete in a Dr Beyers Naude local municipality competition at the Collie Koeberg stadium the following weekend.
Kamdebo was the only Aberdeen school to send a team, and they competed against Narsingstraat, Graaff-reinet Primary, and Kroonvale Primary Schools from Graaff-reinet, Lettie de Klerk PS from Nieu Bethesda, Nqweba Secondary, and teams from the More Ster and Camdeboo Athletics Clubs. The age groups represented were from 9 to 19.
The Kamdeboo athletes all acquitted themselves well, coming home with a total of fifteen medals.
Sakhiwe Meintjies won the gold medal in both the 100m and 200m sprints in the U.13 age group for boys, and Asha Swartz won the corresponding events for girls. Jaedene Nyssen won the Girls U.12 1200m event.
Silver medals were awarded to Kay-lee Markgraaf in the U.13 100m sprint, Jayden Jacobs (Boys U.12 100m and 150m), Chivago Ambraal (Girls U.12 100m and 200m), Ethan Job (Boys U.12 100m and 80m) and Ashley Williams (Boys U.10 100m and 80m).
Elroy Rittels came third in both Boys U.13 100m and 200m. In the U.10 age group, Elmondo Joy and Deroulene Riettels both received bronze medals for the 80m and 100m sprints.
Coaches Daniel Pieterse, Malinda Saayman, Estoline Vrolik and Niel Pienaar accompanied the athletes, and are very proud of their achievements, and their good sportsmanship.