What do you like most about being a part of TuksAthletics?
Winning.

What are your hopes and dreams for the future?
I would like to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

What do you look forward to most this year regarding your athletics career?
Varsity Sports [athletics] is always a highlight. I would love to go to the Commonwealth Games, but for now I need to focus on the SA champs.

When did you start athletics and why?
In grade one. It seemed fun at the time.

Who is your athletics role model?
Delilah Muhammed, the American 400m hurdles athlete.

Tell us more about your training programme?
It differs every day. We train between two [to] four [hours] a day depending on if it’s gym or not.

Besides athletics what do you do in your spare time?
I watch series and read my story books like The Hunger Games.

Name: Muntingh Hamman

Event: 110m hurdles

Studying: BSc Agriculture, doing a masters in agronomy, with a specialisation [in] weed sciences.

How long have you been with TuksAthletics?
This is my sixth year.

What do you like most about being a part of TuksAthletics?
The atmosphere in the club, the whole set up and all the facilities.

What are your hopes and dreams for the future?
I guess all athletes’ hopes are to go to the Olympics, so athletics wise I’d say to go to the Olympics.

What do you look forward to most this year regarding your athletics career?
For me it’s a bit different because I had a big injury last year so the first job is just getting back, [and to] run the times I was running last year and I’m looking forward to the upcoming events like the Varsity Athletics, SA championships and SA Student Championships.

When did you start athletics and why?
I started athletics at the age of seven and I started doing hurdles at the age of 14. I just loved it from the beginning.

Who is your athletics role model?
Edwin Moses, a 400m hurdler. He was unbeaten for nine years, nine months and nine days which is unheard of for an athlete.

Image: varsitysportssa.com

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