SA's top high school field athletes 2017

The South African Schools Athletics/LSEN National High Schools Track & Field Championships provides an invaluable platform for young athletes from across the country to test and display their sporting abilities.

A principal step in representing the country at an international level in the future. 

Here we list the first place winners in field events, along with the record achieving second and third place sports stars. 

For a list of the top scoring track athletes, click here: 

SA's top high school track athletes 2017

High Jump

Girls-15
Rita Bisschoff, Gauteng, 1.64m

Girls-17
Kristi Snyman, Western Cape 1.76m 

Girls-19
Yvonne Robson, Mpumalanga 1.73m 

Boys-15
Jacques Oosthuizen, Gauteng 1.94m 

Boys-17
Breyton Poole, Western Cape 2.18m (new record) 

Boys-19
Keletso Mampuru, Mpumalanga 1.99m

Pole Vault

Girls-15
Tonet Tallie, Western Cape,3.25m (new record)
Bianca Lessing, Free State, 3.15m (new record)

Girls-17
Kian-Lee Du Toit, Western Cape 3.65m

Girls-19
Nadja Fourie, Free State 3.50m

Boys-15
Nikolai Van Huysteen, Western Cape 4.31m (new record)

Boys-17
Hendrick Van Wyk, Western Cape 4.94m (new record) 

Boys-19
Stian Stoltz, Free State 4.40m

Long Jump

Girls-15
Andrea Cornelissen, Western Cape, 5.61m

Girls-17
Marcell De Jager, Limpopo 5.53m 

Girls-19
Marike Coetzee, North West Province 5.69m 

Boys-15
Adrian Swart, Western Cape 6.96m (new record) 

Boys-17
Sifiso Miya, Gauteng 7.30m

Boys-19
Aaron Pedro, Gauteng 7.52m

Triple Jump

Girls-15
Nolwazi Mashaba, Mpumalanga, 12.00m 

Girls-17
Brithaney Ludick, Western Cape 12.05m

Girls-19
Mahlatsi Dombeni, Gauteng 11.59m 

Boys-15
Jason Tito, Gauteng 13.43m 

Boys-17
Tristan Farao, Western Cape 14.53m 

Boys-19
Junior Mpefu, Western Cape 15.42m

Shot Put

Girls-15
Dane Roets, Gauteng, 15.76m (new record) 

Girls-17
Meike Strydom, Western Cape 16.38m 

Girls-19
Mia Van R Van Oudshoorn, Free State 14.08m

Boys-15
Tielman Nieuwoudt, Free State 18.12m 

Boys-17
Morne Brandon, Gauteng 18.77m

Boys-19
Kayle Blignaut Gauteng 20.15m (new record) 

Discus Throw

Girls-15
Juanita De Necker, Gauteng, 41.43m 

Girls-17
Tharina Van Der Walt, Free State 50.85m (new record) 

Girls-19
Mia Van R Van Oudshoorn, Free State 41.60m 

Boys-15
Wynand Swanepoel, Free State 63.72m

Boys-17
Morne Brandon, Gauteng 58.85m 

Boys-19
Francois Vermeulen, Western Cape 55.83m

Javelin

Girls-15
Heike De Nysschen, Free State, 45.99m 

Girls-17
Danae J V Rensburg, Gauteng 49.73m

Girls-19
Maggie Le Roux, North West Province 49.12m 

Boys-15
Philippus Botha, North West Province 54.66m

Boys-17
Joshua Maass, Mpumalanga 73.66m 

Boys-19
Werner Dames, North West Province 71.72m 

Hammer Throw

Girls-15
Phethisang Makhethe, Free State, 54.67m 

Girls-17
Tharina Van Der Walt, Free State 61.10m 

Girls-19
Tamlyn Leonard, Eastern Cape 50.40m

Boys-15
Marco De Witt, Western Cape 55.42m

Boys-17
Paul Du Plessis, Eastern Cape 63.56m 

Boys-19
JC Schultz, Free State 65.25m

Sources: SA Schools Athletics, Skoleatletiek.i.nfo

Look out for SA's top LSEN high school track and field athletes 2017, coming soon.

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