Closing the year with great success stories to tell through the 2015 Central Gauteng Athletics Awards were held on Saturday, 28 November 2015 at Monte Casino. An event dedicated to celebrating CGA athletes administrator who have perform to the utmost best both nationally and internationally.
A Night of glam that got athletes out of their running short into the formally elegant theme of the night as Vaylen Kirtley presented them to the stage as per their category. President of CGA James Moloi officially opened the ceremony followed by President of ASA Aleck Skhosana who had a mouth full to say about the performance of the province and thanking CGA for always coming out of the top even as the largest athletics province in South Africa. MMC Vondo of City of Joburg delivered the Key Note Address also expressing his pride on the level of improvement of this event.
Great performances by Vincent Bones, Jojo and the Soulfonique band and our very own top athlete Cornalia Joubert who proved that her talent goes beyond just athletics.
Congratulations to the following category winners;
Most Promising Junior Athlete's of the Year
- Simonay Weitsz
- Pierre Vermaak
Junior Athlete's of the Year
- Mpho Tladi
- Liza Kellerman
And for this year’s Senior Athletes of the year
- Lebo-Diana Phalula who walked away with this award for the second year in a row and exclaimed that she is coming back for it again in 2016
- Lebogang Shange who broke 3 SA records in Race Walking this year alone and performed well at the IAAF World Championships.
Selection was one of the toughest tasks to get through this year as all nominees performed well. Announcing last nights winners brought joy and pride to the province, because it also reflects on the level of talent produced by the province. CGA remains the home of Champions.
It has been a phenomenal year of competitive athletics. Thanks to our sponsors, the parents, and everyone else who made these awards a success. Looking forward you to yet another great year in 2016.