Emile Burgers

Former learner Sonitus School

Emile Burgers was a pupil at Sonitus School from January 2007 till December 2016. In January 2017 he joined Dirk Postma School.

When at Sonitus, Emile was identified, encouraged and supported as a sport achiever. He participated in athletics as well as softball from an early age. He was part of the Sonitus
softball teams that won the league for two years and were in the semi-finals in 2018.

2017: South African Sports Association for the Physically Disabled [SASAPD] National Athletics Championship (Port Elizabeth, boys under 16 T64/F64)
• Gold: SA record javelin
• Gold: Long jump
• Gold: SA record shot-put
• Silver: 200 meters
• LSEN Male Athlete of the Year: Gauteng
• Gauteng School Sports Award: Finalist

International Wheelchair and Amputee Sport [IWAS] World Games (Portugal Villa Real De Santo)
• Gold: Men under 21 Javelin

2018: SASAPD National Athletics Championship (Bloemfontein, boys under 16 T64/F64)
• Gold: SA record javelin
• Silver: SA record 100 m (PB)
• Gold: SA record discus

IWAS World Games 2018 Athlone Ireland
• Gold: Javelin under 17
• Bronze: Shot-put under 20

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