Cape Town - The SA junior
team enjoyed another solid session on Friday morning, with four of the five
athletes in action making it through to the next rounds of their respective
events, on Day Four of the IAAF World U-20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Johan Grobler delivered the fourth best heave in the qualifying round of the
Men's Javelin Throw, launching a 74.79m Personal Best to book his place in
Saturday night's final.
Wiese, who produced a best effort of 68.61, was eliminated in the opening
also set a career record, clocking 13.58 to finish second in her heat,
progressing automatically to the Women's 100m Hurdles semifinals, which were
scheduled to be held on Saturday evening.
Tamzin Thomas ended fifth in her heat of the Women's 200m dash in 24.11, doing
enough to reach the penultimate round of the half-lap event.
runner George Kusche negotiated his way safely through the first round of the
Men's 800m contest, taking third place in his heat in 1:50.40 as he geared up
to compete in Saturday's semifinals.
The schedule of SA athletes competing in the evening session is:
6pm - 4x100m relay heats, women (South Africa)
6.20pm - high jump final, men (Chris Moleya)
6.30pm - 4x100m relay heats, men (South Africa)
7.30pm - 400m hurdles semifinals, men (Kefiloe Mogawane)
9pm - 200m semifinals, women (Tamzin Thomas)
9.30pm - 200m final, men (Clarence Munyai, Gift Leotlela).