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Skhosana re-elected as Athletics South Africa president

Aleck Skhosana and his entire Athletics South Africa (ASA) board have been re-elected for another four-year term at the federation’s quadrennial general meeting in Kempton Park on Saturday 22 October, 2016.

ASA President Aleck Skhosana during the media conference at the 20th African Senior Championships in Durban June 25, 2016 / Photo credit: Yomi Omogbeja
ASA President Aleck Skhosana during the media conference at the 20th African Senior Championships in Durban June 25, 2016 / Photo credit: Yomi Omogbeja

Aleck Skhosana and his entire Athletics South Africa (ASA) board have been re-elected for another four-year term at the ASA Quadrennial General Meeting in Kempton Park on Saturday 22 October, 2016.

Athletics SA members rewarded Skhosana and the board members with a vote of confidence after steadying the ship at the South African Athletics national federation following years of internal conflicts and executive malaise, just over two years ago.

ASA president Aleck Skhosana thanked the delegates for the trust and what he called a priviledge to once again lead the organisation.

“I once again stand before you, as I did in June 2014, to say thank you for allowing me lead you as men and women of integrity from all the corners of this country. I take the opportunity to also that the support we continue to have from the IAAF, CAA, SASCOC, Sports and Recreation South Africa, sponsors, partners and everyone else.

“I once again promise that with my fellow board members, we take the task given to us again as a rare privilege and not a right to lead you,” said Skhosana. “However, we can only do this well with the assistance of all of you, supported by the entire board and commissions as well as committees of ASA.”

“Our mandate continues to be to restore the pride of ASA back to its former glory and make it even better than we have in the two years we just finished,” he added.

Athletics South Africa Board Members (2016–2020):

President Aleck Skhosana
Vice President Dr. Harold Adams
Track and Field Pieter Lourens
Road Running James Moloi
Cross Country Jakes Jacobs
Athletes Dorah Mngwevu
Additional Member Motlatsi Keikabile
Additional Member Shireen Noble
Additional Member Esther Malema
Additional Member Gwadiso Ntathu
USSA Representative Jazz Mnyengeza
SASA Representative William Mokatsanyane

ASA Commission Members (2016-2020):

1. TRACK AND FIELD
CHAIRPERSON
Pieter Lourens

VICE CHAIRPERSON
Maggie Dicks

ADDITIONAL
Tshifiwa Makhosi
Susan Molobey- Milanzi
Sabata Khumalo

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2. CROSS COUNTRY
CHAIRPERSON
Jakes Jacobs

VICE CHAIRPERSON
Steven Khanyile

ADDITIONAL
Adam Motlagale
Londi Selala
Norma Nonkonyana

3. ROAD RUNNING
CHAIRPERSON
James Moloi

VICE CHAIPERSON
Moses Gericke

ADDITIONAL
Hilde du Plessis
Enock Skosana
Colleen McNally

4. ATHLETES
CHAIRPERSON
Dorah Mngwevu

VICE CHAIRPERSON
Zongamele Dyubeni

ADDITIONAL
Elizna Naude
Tsholofelo Thipe
Karen Le Roux

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Yomi is the founder of Africa's number one track and field website - AthleticsAfrica. A multi award-winning editor, journalism innovator, media trainer, sports and digital transformation consultant.

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