Three athletes from the Ladysmith police participated in the SAPS National Athletic Championships.

The event was hosted by the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner and took place at the Kings Park Stadium in Durban. Over 500 athletes from the across the country participated.The KZN team took top honours on home soil. Ladysmith local lasses participated in the field events and one as an officiator. Lieutenant Colonel Yusuf did the Provincial Team proud when she set a new record for the women’s hammer throw.She earned a gold medal in the shot-put event as well. Senior Admin Clerk Ntshingla participated in the women’s shot-put, javelin and hammer throw. She earned gold medals in all three.

Senior Admin Clerk Khoza, who is a provincial coordinator, did an excellent job as an officiator which earned her a gold medal.