Talent galore spills onto the track in the1980s

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IF the 1983 athletics season was the start of great beginnings, 1984 proved just that . . . talent galore . . . and the likes of Vester, Steyn, Patience, Titus, Pietersen, Klein, Fisher, Witbooi, Rylands, Krause and many others had yet to come . . .

Beste Web
The sport had moved in the right direction by 1984 with records falling at regular intervals.
Day of Records Web
The article reports on a number of scintillating performances at the SA Board Track and Field meeting at the Vygieskraal Stadium in 1984.
Smith College Web
The 1984 track and field team is announced and reported in the article. The article had predicted a number of records.

2 thoughts on “Talent galore spills onto the track in the1980s

  • August 28, 2015 at 8:00 pm

    I’ve results of Shaun vester times 100m 10.,10.2,10.3-11.1. He never ran slower than 22.0 recording times from 20.8-21.9. He ran every 10….. Time up to 11.1. A star of the time. If you let me know how I will send it to you as written in a book I used to develop training program me frm.

    • August 29, 2015 at 9:26 am

      Shaun Vester’s times are not in dispute. His times are published in a number of stories on the website. It would be appreciated if you could email that to info@athleticsclipboard.co.za The secretary of the union is prepared to hand me the official triplicate results some of which we have already.


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