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Gelant, Phalula, lead Cross team

Monday, 28 January 2013 – Trial winners Elroy Gelant and Lebo Phalula have both been included in a 27 member team to represent South Africa at the CAA Southern Region Cross Country Championships taking place in Maseru on 2 March 2013.

Gelant celebrates another Cross Country victory

Saturday, 26 January 2013 – SA Cross Country champion Elroy Gelant, won the 12km men’s trials at the Boksburg stadium after delivering a strong performance against a record number of athletes in the field.

Mixed fortunes for SA athletes

It was a weekend of mixed fortunes for South African athletes looking to qualify for the London Olympics, as two A-Qualifiers were run and two National Records were threatened.

Gelant wins SA 10km title

19 May – Elroy Gelant (CNW) won the men’s title at the SA 10km Championships ahead of defending champion Lucky Mohale (CGA) in cold conditions at the Diskobolos Defence Force Sport Grounds in Kimberley.  Gelant clocked 28:36, improving his 6th place finish time of 2011.

Gelant breaks SA record at World Indoors

Elroy Gelant broke the SA Indoor Record in the men’s 3000m at the World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey on 9-11 March.  Gelant finished 12th in the final but broke Juan van Deventer’s SA Indoor record  of 7:49.91 (Moskva, 7 February 2010) when he crossed the line in 7:48.64.

Gelant spearheads SA Team

SA Cross Country Trials winner Elroy Gelant will spearhead the 24 member team to represent South Africa at the second CAA Africa Cross Country Championships at Keurboom Park, Cape Town on Sunday 18 March.

ASA Announces World Indoor Team

The 8th edition of the World Indoor Championships will be taking place in Istanbul, Turkey from 9-11 March 2012, with South Africa sending a team of four to the championships, Elroy Gelant (3000m), Khotso Mokoena (Long Jump) , Lehann Fourie (60mh)and Burger Lamprechts (Shot Put) have been selected for the Indoor Championships.

Gelant wins Cross Country Trials

‘I did not really go for the win, but I expected to finish in the top 5,’ the words of track athlete Elroy Gelant after he won the SA Cross Country Trials in Potchefstroom on 18 February 2012. Gelant beat some of the best athletes in the field including 2011 winner Kgosi Tsosane and old […]

Elroy Gelant stars in France

Elroy Gelant competed at the Meeting National D1 de Metz Moselle Athelor in France on June 27 and became the second fastest South African 3000m runner in the process, almost breaking the SA Record in the process (7:41.06 set up in 2008 by Juan van Deventer).  The versatile Gelant ran a brilliant race and won […]