The teams were thrilled with their victory
“The games are meant to be a form of entertainment. We try to keep it fun and open to everybody,”
Both boxer and coach have since put in many hours of training and Roarke was able to start his amateur fighting career last year.
On the training day the Gauteng U15A team faced off against the U18B.
Three of the seven swimmers took home medals.
“Children don’t play sports any more. They would rather play TV games and watch movies.”
The event was held at the Delville Swimming Pool in Germiston.
The two U/15 teams went head-to-head during a training match played at the Modderfontein Sports Grounds.
Sensei Brian van der Bijl said the students who participated did well and achieved their SA JKA Gauteng colours.
The run is 5km long and accommodates people of all ages groups.
All 42km results are automatically sent to Comrades as a potential qualifying time.