Category Archives: Athletics

Khotso Mokoena

Locals to the Paralympic trials

Members of KwaThema Disability Sports Club Zukiswa Chiya, Thapelo Motsapi, Simphiwe Tywakadi, Sibusiso Nkosi, Ayanda Mgebisa, Aubrey Mathibela and Nonhlanhla Dladla.

KwaThema Disability Sports Club’s athletes went to the Paralympic trials in Rustenburg. Last Friday, athletes of the KwaThema Disability Sports Club left for the seven-day Paralympic trials in Rustenburg. If the local athletes impress, they will form part of the team that will compete in the Paralympics in London next year. According to coach Aubrey […]

Carnival City & AERCT Honour Semenya, Mulaudzi and Mokoena

Carnival City and the Afrisun East Rand Community Trust (AERCT) honoured South Africa’s IAAF World Championships medal winners Caster Semenya, Mbulaeni Mulaudzi and Ekurhuleni’s own Khotso Mokoena at a special luncheon on Friday 16 October. In recognition of their achievements at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Berlin in August – Semenya and Mulaudzi scooped […]

Carnival City & AERCT Honour Semenya, Mulaudzi and Mokoena

Carnival City and the Afrisun East Rand Community Trust (AERCT) honoured South Africa’s IAAF World Championships medal winners Caster Semenya, Mbulaeni Mulaudzi and Ekurhuleni’s own Khotso Mokoena at a special luncheon on Friday 16 October. In recognition of their achievements at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Berlin in August – Semenya and Mulaudzi scooped […]

Welcome to Ntombi Mekgwe and Khotso Mokoena

Welcome to Ekurhuleni Executive Mayor, Ntombi Mekgwe, and Welcome Home to Beijing medalist Khotso Mokoena

Khotso, focus and determination personified

The achievement by Khotso Mokoena in winning the first medal for South Africa in the Beijing Olympics makes all of us proud of the sterling performance he displayed ,and the commitment and discipline he coupled with that achievement. It is even more exciting that he did not just get a medal but a silver medal; […]

Afrisun East Rand Community Trust & Carnival City

Ekhuruleni’s Khotso Mokoena Scoops SA’s First Medal at Beijing Olympics 2008 The East Rand’s own Godfrey Khotso Mokoena has won South Africa’s first Olympic medal of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, winning Silver in the Men’s Long Jump with a jump of 8.24 metres. Mokoena’s talent was first recognised in 2004 by the Afrisun East Rand […]

Carnival City Runners

Five Thousand Rand 2007 The team participated in the 2007 Comrades Marathon once again, AERCT sponsored the cost of the T.Shirts.

Carnival City Runners

Thirty Five Thousand Rand The Athletic club has grown from 65 to 130 members, AERCT paid for the Club Uniform and sponsored members for transport to the comrades and accommodation.

Godfrey Mokoena – Nigel

Five Thousand Rand Young Godfrey and athlete from Nigel High School is currently the number one in the World in the triple jump has been selected to represent South Africa at the Olympic Games in August. The funding was a decision by the Chairman and the Trustees to assist Godfrey with his expenses. In 2005 […]