South African makes history by winning at Junior World Championships

South African makes history by winning at Junior World Championships

Danielle van Wyk keeps Mzansi on a winning streak this week after she became the first South African to win a medal at the Junior World Championships since 2001.

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The tournament sees karate athletes competing from around the world.

The South African team represented the country at the highest stage in WKF karate. Supportive parents and instructors were thanked for the success of the group.

The group is looking forward to the next tournament which will be the 2021 Junior World Cup and held right here in South Africa.

South African makes history by winning at Junior World Championships

Source:Facebook/Shine Banyane
Source: Facebook

Social media users congratulated the the young lady and all who participated. Facebook user Moses Jones said:

"Congratulations guys.. I see Egypt is on top of the podium..Great work Guys"

Farieda Davids said:

"Congratulations to Danielle on her excellent result achieved at the championship. Congratulations & Well Done to all the other athletes. You did us Proud. Thank you to the KSA President, KSA coaches, delegates and parents for looking after the well-being and safety of our athletes. It gave us parents, at home great peace of mind and comfort receiving constant updates and correspondence. Thank you once again may you all be blessed"

Vijay Govender said:

"Well done Danielle van Wyk & to the coaches Shine Banyane & CLayton Thom & not forgetting her Sensei Morgan Moss...very proud of you"

Hannah Heyns said:

"Congratulations. We don't always see this on the news. Well done"

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