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27 Jul 2016


a) Comrades Marathon 29 May 2016 

COMRADES MARATHON BY NUMBERS  

 

Entrants:

Women:                 

Men: 

South African runners:

International runners:

Rest of Africa runners:            

21 446

4 722

16 724

19 831

1 320

381

 

Top Five Languages Spoken:  

English:               

Afrikaans:            

Zulu:                      

North Sotho:                    

Sotho:

11 119

 3 718

2 702

789

712

Top 10 Represented Countries: 

South Africa:

Great Britain:

USA:

Zimbabwe:

Australia:

Brazil:

India:

Germany: 

Swaziland:

Canada:

19 626

307

242

166

153

122

97

87

68

57

Winners 2016

For men: the  winner and new record holder, David Gatebe, time 5hrs 18min19secs.this for the down run.

For women: the winner Charné Bosman In 6hrs 25min 55secs   

Top Three Most Common Surnames: 

Dlamini:

Smith:

Ndlovu:

115

94

92

Top Five Most Common Professions: 

Manager:

Self-employed:

Accountant:

IT:

Engineer:

2 000

1 205

1 130

969

56

Top Five Least Common Professions: 

TV personality:

Judge:

Mayor:

Politician:
Professional hunter:

 

Oldest Female Runner:

Sigrid Elchner (29/9/40)

 

Oldest Male Runner:

Barry Varty (19/5/39)

 

Youngest Female Runner: Janine Parker (29/12/95)

 

Youngest Male Runner:

Reinard Brand (28/12/95)

6

4

3

3

1

 

75

 

 

77

 

 

20

 

 

 

20

b)Temba Bavuma “A Star is Born”

  • Born 17 May 1990, Cape Town.  
  • First black African to score a test century for South Africa.  
  • In the 1st Test between the Proteas and England on 5 January 2016 he scored   102 runs.  This helped the Proteas to draw the test.
  • This in his 7th match for the Proteas, total runs 247, batting average 35,28. 
  • Matriculated from St David’s Marist Inanda High School, Sandton, Johannesburg with three distinctions.
  • B.Com degree in Finance from UNISA

 

c) Kagiso Rabada  (Right Arm Fast Bowler -Left Hand batsman)

  • Born 25 May, 1995, Johannesburg
  • Played against England in the absence of Steyn and Philander. In the final Test, with South Africa having already lost the series, Rabada became the youngest South African to take 10 wickets in a match when he finished with 13 for 144. 
  • Holds the best bowling figures on debut.  Rabada recorded the best-ever figures by any bowler on his ODI debut. He and Fidel Edwards are the only bowlers in the world to have taken a six-wicket haul in their first ODI.
  • Matriculated 2013 from  St Stithians Boys College, Randburg/Sandton.
  • Stop Press ( 27th July 2016)...Received a record of six awards at Cricket SA,s annual award ceremony including, Cricketer of the year, Player's Cricketer of the year and Delivery of the season.


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