Desiree sets new 3000m record

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DESIREE Williams of the South Peninsula Amateur Athletics club was a perennial winner in the women’s 3000m, culminating in a SAAAB record in the 1980s. She was fond of running bare-footed whether on the red-hot clay of the Dal Josafat Stadium or on the tartan track at the Vygieskraal Stadium.

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Desiree Williams of South Peninsula was a shine in the women’s 3000m race.
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Desiree Williams breaks the record.
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Desiree Williams strides ahead of the rest.

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  • July 19, 2017 at 11:20 pm

    Dear Publisher, The reading of the articles give me goosebumps. The articles reflect how important athletics at school or club was, the sport was a lifeline to thousands of athletes. We must honour these great achievements. Thank you for doing such great work.


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