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19. 10. 01
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SAARA Champs 2019

The 2019 SAARA National champions from left to right. Nicky-Leeze de Wet (10m Sporter Women), Diaego Barco (10m Sporter Men),Caitlin Oelofse (10m Olympic Women) and Barto Pienaar (10m Olympic Men). Congratulations to you and all the other athletes who took part and won trophies, medals, performance badges and earned their SAARA Association colours at this event.

We had a very successful 2019 SAARA National Championships that was hosted by Western Cape and shot in Bellville. The performance levels, particularly in the juinior age groups, was very high with a new South African National records for Diaego Barco with a score of 554 / 600 in the 10m Sporter men’s event). It was also hart warming to see some young rising stars performing very well.

Thank to Riaan de Beer and his team who organised the event and to my management team and other people who helped on the range to set up equipment, act as officials, help in the stats room with scoring and supported the athletes throughout the event.

Johan Pienaar

SAARA President

19. 10. 02
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Congratulations to Diaego Barco for setting a new SAARA National record (both Senior and Junior) in the 10M Sporter Men's discipline at the 2019 SAARA National Championships on 27 september 2019.

Diaego scored a 554 improving the previous record of 545 set in 2016 by a impressive margin. An excellent performance making SAARA and South Africa proud.


19. 04. 01
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Congratulations to the following SAARA athletes selected to represent South Africa at the 2019 ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany, that will be held from 12 to 20 July 2019.

From left to right: Manager - Daleen van Staden. Junior Proteas - Tristan Swanepoel, HJ van Staden, Shellaine de Villiers, Caitlin Oeleofse (withdrawn), Martelize Pretorius (withdrawn). Development Athletes - Nadine Nel, Hanja Pretorius. Coach - Johan Oelofse.

We wish you all of the best with your preparation and trust that you will do us proud at this 25th anniversary of the Suhl match.


19. 02. 24
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Congratulations to Pierre Basson, Tanya Snyders and Barto Pienaar (in the back row) who were selected to represent South Africa at the ISSF World Cup in Munich at the end of May 2019.

Pierre Basson (Sr) will be tha team manager and Johan Pienaar the Coach.

 All of the best with your preparations. Make us proud.

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