At a recent WP Athletic trial (2010), Wandi Sompontsha and Yusef Ismail ran the fastest times of their careers at 10.85 and 10.91 seconds respectively in the 100m. With these times having been officially recorded, Wandi and Yusef are officially the fastest athletes in Wynberg’s athletics history.
Current Matric student Wandisile Sompontsha and Grade 11 student Yusef Ismail are the fastest athletes in Wynbergâ€™s athletics history, having run the 100m in 10.85 and 10.90 respectively.
They won the following medals in the 2011 Western Cape Secondary Schools Athletics Championships:
â€˘ Y Ismail: Silver medal for 200m and Bronze medal for the 100m
â€˘ W Sompontsha: Bronze medal for 100m.
Two records were broken at Wynbergâ€™s 2011 Sports Day:
â€˘ Vincent van der Merwe broke the U17 Javelin record held since 1993 by James Roberts, with a throw of 48,7m.
â€˘ At age 17 years, Yusuf Ismail broke the U19 100m medal which had been standing since 1989, with a time of 10.9 seconds.
The following boys were crowned the age group champions on the day:
Under 14 – Zubayr Ederies
Under 15 – Enrach Swanson
Under 17 – Josh de Stadler
Under 19 – Yusuf Ismail
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â€˘ Interhouse Athletics: This takes place at the beginning of each year.
â€˘ Paarl Triangular: an annual inter-school competition. See Recent News on the Home page for transport details of this year’s event.
â€˘ Zonalâ€™s: Zonalâ€™s take place in 2nd term and consist of three rounds. Those who make it through all three rounds are then selected for the Western Cape team that goes on to take part at Nationals.