- Lezario Alston "Zaza" Louw has made South Africa proud
- The young boy represented SA in the World Martial Arts Organisation (WMO) World Championships
- Zaza walked away with a silver medal, something Mzansi is very proud of
Halala! Lezario Alston Louw, who is affectionately known to social media users as 'Zaza', has made the country proud.
The young man competed in the WMO World Championships - a tournament hosting the world's best in martial arts.
Zaza's exceptional performance secured him a silver medal in his age division. His trainer and sensei, Vernon Booysen, congratulated the little "champ" on his achievement.
"So proud of our champ. Congratulations Zaza on taking silver at the WMO world champs and congratulations to Althea Louw and Lee."
Booysen revealed there were still a couple of events left in which Zaza could walk away with a gold medal.
Briefly.co.za learned Zaza is part of the FCMA SA team representing Mzansi at the WMO World Championships in Manchester, England.
His story was shared on the #ImStaying Facebook group and it inspired South Africans.
Lorraine Anne Weber Birdsey commented:
"Love this story, well done to you all for your dedication and strength."
Elfreda Links Links added:
"Salute Boeta. You will go far. Make us proud."
Gloria Jean Botha wrote:
"I'm in awe of all these little champions. You go darlings, we're all behind you."
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