Date of Birth : 08/03/93
Place of Birth : Johannesburg, South Africa
Event : 100m Hurdles
Themba Luhana has been a member of Rugby & Northampton AC since starting in the Northampton Sprints squad as an U13.
Competing regularly for the Club in the National Young Athletes League, National Junior League and then Senior League doing 100m, 200m, long jump, triple jump, high jump as well as the hurdles; Themba will willingly compete in whatever event is asked of him.
2008 was the breakthrough year for Themba focusing on the 100m hurdles winning the Northamptonshire County Championships (setting a championship record) and reaching the final of the ESAA Championships. He then went on to win bronze in the England Athletics U17 Championships before being selected for East Midlands in the UK Schools Games and this time took the gold medal.
2009 brought continued success with the highlight being his win at the ESAA Championships in Sheffield. Themba was selected and competed for the Great Britain youth team in Finland and earlier in the season broke his own Northamptonshire County Championship record.
Great Britain – European Youth Olympic Festival, Finland July 2009
|English Schools Championships||2009||100m Hurdles||1st|
|Midland Counties Championships (U18M)||2009||110m Hurdles||2nd|
|Northamptonshire County Championships||2009||100m hurdles 100m 200m||1st|
|Midland Counties Indoor Championships||2009||110m Hurdles||1st|
|Aviva England Athletics Indoor Championships||2009||60m Hurdles||1st|
|UK Schools Games||2009||100m Hurdles||1st|