Madibaz star chosen for SA student team

MADIBAZ judo star Matthew Chase was included in the South African student team after claiming two gold medals at the Ussa championships at NMMU’s Missionvale Campus in Port Elizabeth at the weekend.

Chase, who won gold in the U60kg and U66kg divisions, led his team to their first overall title in the annual competition contested by the countr y’s top six tertiary institutions.

The Madibaz’s medal tally of 16, which also included four silvers and 10 bronzes, saw them finish ahead of Tuks and Maties after two days of intense competition.

Chase, who was named the most promising male athlete, said the event was one of the major ones on the calendar and featured the top judokas in the country.

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