Asande Mhlongo is a Grade 7 learner at St Benedict School. He should compete in the Under 14 age group for athletics but in January he was entered in the Under 15 and Under 17 categories at the KZNA League 1 competition held in Chatsworth in order to test his capabilities.

Boys U17 100m (Youth): 4th in a time of 12.18s

Boys U17 200m (Youth): 5th in time of 23.50s

Asande was then selected for the Pietermaritzburg District team that represented KZN at Menlo Park on the 6th of February 2016.

Boys U14 100m: Tied 2nd in a time of 11.7s

Boys U14 200m: 4th in a time of 24.28s

On 13 February Asande participated at the KZNA League 3 competition and decided to try out some new events to see if he can become a decathlete.

Men Mixed 100m Hurdles: 2nd

Boys U15 400m: 1st (Times not yet posted)

Asande keeps striving for and reaching greater heights and we are very proud of him!