Mhlengi Gwala: Chainsaw attack athlete wants to compete again

Mhlengi Gwala: Chainsaw attack athlete wants to compete again
 

A South African athlete who was attacked by a gang who tried to saw off his legs has told the BBC he hopes to compete again after his recovery.
Mhlengi Gwala was attacked at gunpoint on Tuesday while doing triathlon training in Durban.
Mr Gwala says the attackers tried to cut his legs below the knees then left, leaving him to crawl to a road for aid.
A crowdfunding campaign launched in response has raised more than $53,000 (£39,000) for his medical treatment.
Speaking to the BBC's Focus on Africa programme from his hospital bed, Mr Gwala described being dragged at gunpoint into bushes while... read more

 
9 March 2018 in World News, Views: 46
Source: BBC
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