Ferrum High School learner, Eric de Wet has been very busy wrestling his way to the top! The South African Wrestling Federation brought us up-to-date with his latest achievements.

On 9 February 2019 Eric de Wet took part in the South African National trials that was held in Secunda. He earned a 1st place and was selected to the South African National Junior team.

Eric participated in the African Continental Championships during 26 – 30 March 2019 in Hammamet, Tunisia. This participation earned him his Junior Protea Colours.

He competed in the u/63kg Greco Romain division and ended 6th overall. Countries that participated in this championship were Tunisia, Algeria, Ivory Coast, Morocco, Kenya, Namibia, Sudan and Egypt just to name a few.

Eric’s work has just started as he will be going through intense programs at the High Performance Centre to establish a report on what he needs to do to move forward.

Well done, Eric! Ferrum is tremendously proud of this excellent achievement and we wish you all the best for the future!


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