On a tough day, Blignaut’s best shot puts a rare smile on Team SA’s face

As our athletes tumbled in Tokyo, Kyle Blignaut ran circles to turn things around and qualify for the men’s final

03 August 2021 - 19:58 By david isaacson

Gigantic Kyle Blignaut gave Team SA a rare reason to smile on a tough day at the Tokyo Olympic athletics stadium on Tuesday as he qualified for the men’s shot put final.

All three 200m competitors — Anaso Jobodwana‚ Shaun Maswanganyi and Clarence Munyai — advanced through the heats in the morning‚ only to be pushed out in the evening semifinals...

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