Tebogo in line for another international award

Tebogo Letsile
Tebogo Letsile

Letsile Tebogo has been nominated for another award after he made the World Athletic's list for the Male Rising Star of the Year gong.

The local superstar is up against Erriyon Knighton (USA), Emmanuel Wanyonyi (Kenya), Jaydon Hibbert (Jamaica), and Anthony Ammirati of France. Tebogo made the list on the back of an impressive year in which he smashed the world Under-20 100m record.

In April, he ran 9.96 secs which was a record time then but the mark was nullified by World Athletics after it was deemed the zero gun test was not performed before the race. Letsile was not deterred as he smashed the junior record during the World Championships in Oregon in July, running 9.94, before improving the time to 9.91 at the World Junior Championships in Columbia less than a month later.

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