Kelly impresses at world masters championships

SA masters’ runner Percy Kelly ahead of last month’s African Masters track and field championships, at Pilditch Stadium, in Pretoria. Picture: Fuad Esack

Cape Town masters athlete, Percy Kelly, 58, from Strandfontein, performed well at the recent African Masters track and field championships, at Pilditch Stadium, in Pretoria, winning bronze in the 5 000m race, silver in the 10 000m event and a gold medal in the 10km road race. Ranked 127th in his age group in the 5 000m race and Number 1 on the continent in his division, Kelly finished 12th overall and third in the 50-plus division, in the Laingsburg12km Race earlier this year and has also been impressive on the WP masters’ cross country circuit, finishing in the top three in the 50-plus division, at various events this year.

Percy Kelly collects his silver medal for the 10 000m race, at last month’s African Masters track and field championships, in Pretoria.