BEAT­ING THE ODDS

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - METRO -

You don’t have to at­tend an af­flu­ent school with lush sports fa­cil­i­ties to thrive. Here are a few ath­letes who be­gan their train­ing in West­ern

Cape schools not known for their sport­ing prow­ess – and went on to rep­re­sent South Africa and ex­cel in­ter­na­tion­ally.

◆ An­to­nio Alkana – 110m hur­dles

◆ Damian de Allende – Spring­bok rugby

◆ Hen­ri­cho Bru­in­tjies – Olympic sprinter

◆ JP Du­miny – Proteas crick­eter

◆ Lind­say Hanekom – 400m hur­dles, Olympian

◆ Ser­gio Mullins – Olympic sprinter

◆ Roscoe En­gel – sprinter

◆ Ruswahl Sa­maai – long jump

◆ Ver­non Phi­lan­der – Proteas crick­eter

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