Hezekiel Sepeng celebrates 42nd birthday


Mzansi’s long-time well know athlete, Hezekiel Sepeng, is turning 42 years old tomorrow.

The middle distance runner was born Potchefstroom, North West Province.

His athletic talent was spotted during coaching clinics in a township, just outside Potchefstroom.

He was few of those who came out top in school athletics competitions.

Hezekiel’s bright future in his talent begun in 1993 when he qualified for the World Championship held in Germany, where he finished 5th in the final.

Amongst his medals are, 1993 Silver at Commonwealth Games in England, 1995 Gold medal of World Champion in Rome. However, his greatest achievement was when he scooped South Africa’s only silver medal at Olympic Games in Atlanta in 1996.