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27 February 2017

15th OCC In George A Success Story

Aldm Melvin Naik, the first citizen of George, congratulated all involved in the successful 15th Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge (OCC). “All our participants, all our supporters, the organizing committee, the sponsors of this prestigious event – you have all displayed the motto of I may win and I may lose, but I will never be defeated.

George Municipality has been host city and main co-sponsor to the OCC for the past 15 years and strives with ACSA, its partner and the organizing committee to grow the competition each year. The more than 1500 athletes from all over South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ghana and the United Kingdom competed in the OCC 2017 on Saturday, 18th February.

Even though George had rainy weather, athletes and supporters alike came out to make the event a success.

Aldm Naik said in participating, in supporting and in sponsoring everyone is a winner. “This is truly an event to value, to treasure – a time to value the spirit of camaraderie and sportsmanship. Let us remember that the reward for a job well done is the opportunity to do more and improve,” Naik said. He thanked all role players on all levels and especially ACSA as an equal partner, other sponsors, all involved for the accomplishment.

The 5 km fun race was attended very well with supporters pushing the disabled athletes or just walking with to support the athletes. Stuart McCreadie from South Africa won the hand cycle category in the 42.2 km races, Ernst van Dyk from South Africa won the racing chair category while Pieter du Preez, South African,  won the men’s quads title.

Justine Asher from South Africa won the women’s race in the hand cycle category and Ayishetu Seidu from Ghana won the racing chair category

Last published 27 February 2017