Tweeps praise youth athlete, Gontse Morake, after she bagged 2 gold medals

Tweeps praise youth athlete, Gontse Morake, after she bagged 2 gold medals

- Gontse Morake was crowned the youth 400m hurdles champion as well as rewarded a gold medal in the girls triple jump

- South Africans were so proud of the young athlete that they congratulated her on social media

- Morake set a new record of 57.81 seconds at the 400m hurdles

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17-year-old Gontse Morake set a new national youth record at the Athletics SA Youth and Junior Championships and made South Africans' chests swell with pride.

The young athlete looked like she was flying around the track and finished in 57.81 seconds - beating the previous record of 57.91 seconds.

Morake also bagged a gold medal in the girls triple jump.

People were so impressed with Morake that they took to social media to congratulate her on her achievements.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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