68th Mediclinic Lowveld Interhigh takes place on Saturday

Sanele Mahlalela, Lucinda Joubert, Lifa Nkosi and Lindelwa Mathebula, preparing for the big day.

The 68th Mediclinic Lowveld Interhigh will take place on Saturday. The contest will be held at Hoërskool Barberton (BHS). About 3 000 pupils, 1 065 athletes and 1 802 spectators will be in attendance.

Tickets for this prestigious event, that were available at the schools, are sold out.

According to Juan Pieterse, sport coordinator for Hoërskool Barberton, it is the first time in approximately 10 years that the tickets have been sold out before the event.

“We are looking into how many we can make available at the gate on the actual day.”

The seven participating schools are BHS, Bergvlam, Penryn College, Lydenburg, Nelspruit, Rob Ferreira and Lowveld High.

Gates will open to the public and pupils from 05:00 on Saturday, and the official athletics programme is set to start at 07:50. Lindelani Maseko from Hoërskool Barberton.


Bridget Mpande

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