A total of nine Tuks athletes participated in athletics events, with team South Africa leading the way in the medal count. Three Tuks athletes won gold in their respective events: Emile Erasmus (100m), Le Roux Hamman (400m), and Elzette Buys (200m and women’s 4x100m relay). Erasmus and Buys, also won silver in the men’s 200m and women’s 100m, respectively.
Four TuksNetball ladies were selected for the national women’s team that participated in the games: Cleopatra Kgoputso, Jeanie Steyn, Lindie Lombard and Shadine van der Merwe. They were all part of the South African netball team who finished first at the tournament and brought home the gold, after beating Zimbabwe 60-37 in the final. TuksNetball manager Riana Bezuidenhout said that, “It was a real experience for the girls, they gained a lot of experience off field.”