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Today in SA sports history: January 7

06 January 2021 - 17:06

Today in SA sports history: January 7

1954 — The third edition of the Dusi canoe marathon ends in a dead heat, with defending champions Ian Player and Fred Schmidt crossing under the Athlone bridge alongside Ernie Pearce and Bob Templeton, a pair of Pietermaritzburg artisans — all of them in K1s. Their time was one day, 12 hours and 41 minutes. Pearce and Templeton went on to win for the next three years...

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