Welcome home Bradley Olifant!

The CWDM is super proud of our very own international athlete Bradley Olifant.  Bradley, a Grade 12 learner at Worcester Gymnasium returned to home on Monday, 23 August after competing, as part of the Springbok team at the Under 20’s World Athletic Championships in Kenya over the weekend.  

Bradley’s coach, Emile Koopman described Bradley’s running as ‘poetry in motion.’

The Cape Winelands District Municipality’s Deputy Mayor, Cllr Dirk Swart stated, ‘hard work is always rewarded, and you have worked very hard for this achievement, we applaud you.’  As he and Cllr Achmat Florence, Portfolio holder for Sport and Culture handed Bradley a small gift. 

Mr Charl Schoeman, Principal of Worcester Gymnasium, shared that despite the challenges that COVID-19 regulations presented, the school’s, Athletics teams could continue training due to the dedication of the Athletics co-ordinator, Mrs Elzabe Hanekom.

Bradley is hoping to receive a bursary that will allow him to study while continuing his training next year.

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