Cape Town - One of South
Africa’s greatest-ever Comrades Marathon runners, Frith van der Merwe, has been
inducted into the gsport Hall of Fame, nearly 25 years after shattering the
down run record to win the 1989 women’s race and finish 15th overall in a
strong field of contenders.
diving coach, Dominique Philippopoulos, won gsport Coach of the Year, while
renowned international rugby referee Marlize Jordaan fought off strong
competition from SAFA Technical Director Fran Hilton-Smith and Netball South
Africa President Mimi Mthethwa, to win the gsport Woman of the Year award.
gsport Athlete of the Year: Mapaseka Makhanya
2013 gsport award winners, including Frith van der Merwe (second from left)