1980s Athletics news Copyright ©2018 Talent galore spills onto the track in the1980s August 20, 2015August 30, 2016 admin 2 Comments Daniel Orange, Jantjie Marthinus, Jennifer Martin, Nazeem Smith, Patty Francis, Shaun Vester 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 . . . The sport had moved in the right direction by 1984 with records falling at regular intervals. The article reports on a number of scintillating performances at the SA Board Track and Field meeting at the Vygieskraal Stadium in 1984. The 1984 track and field team is announced and reported in the article. The article had predicted a number of records.