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Teen sensation Viwe Jingqi sprints from rural Eastern Cape to global stardom

The 17-year-old made headlines in the past week when she broke the SA under-18 100m record three times in less than seven hours

08 April 2022 - 16:25

SA's new sprint sensation, 17-year-old Viwe Jingqi, trained most of her life by herself on the rolling hills of Engcobo in the Eastern Cape until a Tuks talent scout spotted her on the rare occasion when she travelled to an athletics championship in Gqeberha...

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