SCOTTBURGH’s MAGDALENA Tomlinson, of Stella Athletic Club, recently entered the Free State Provincial Athletic Championships, which were held in Bloemfontein on November 11, and won three gold medals.
She won medals for the 100 m, 200 m, and 400 m sprint events.
The participating athletes ranged in age from 15 years to 81 years and included members of the SA Police Services, Correctional Services, the SA Defence Force, the Free State University and some high school learners. Magdalena set a new national record in the Womens’ 400 m (75 – 80 yrs category).
This was her first appearance in this age group.
Her performance was the highlight of the championships. She continues to be one of the top masters athletes in South Africa.
Magdalena Tomlinson is still one of the top athletes in SA.