Captain representing South Africa in the Spain Police Athletics

Captain representing South Africa in the Spain Police Athletics

Police Captain Esau Miya has been selected to travel to Spain to represent South Africa at the Police Athletics games.

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Captain Miya is an accomplished sportsman in his own right and has already won four medals at the National SAPS Athletics Championships held in Tshwane in March. learned that he specialises in track and field events, particularly long distance races. In March he won two silver medals for the 800m and 1500m races according to

Captain representing South Africa in the Spain Police Athletics

Captain Esau Miya as he completed the 5m race to win gold. Photo Credit: Esau Miya

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The captain then went on to win two gold medals for the 5000m race and cross-country event. He won another gold medal in April which was enough to get him invited to participate in the Police Athletics in Spain.

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His contribution to sport as well as representing South Africa will make the country proud.

Captain Elliot Tshivhas, spokesperson for the Norwood Police Station, said the following.

“He is in a position to be selected to represent South Africa in Spain in an upcoming athletics competition wearing South Africa’s colours,” said Tshivhase.
“This will be a great achievement for him and the SAPS at large. He’s participating in the marathons and his contribution to the Gauteng SAPS marathon team also plays a vital role to put the police service in a competitive standard along with private teams.”

His station would continue to support him while he competes overseas.

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