After a successful five hour operation to repair damage to his lower right leg following an early morning saw attack while training, triathlete Mhlengi Gwala is focussed on his recovery, while friends and supporters have written off the incident as an isolated “freak attack”. Gwala’s recovery will be overseen by the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Sport and Recreation-backed Elite Athlete Development Programme (EADP), of which he has been a member of since 2016, and Team South…"Determined Mhlengi recovering"
UPDATE 2: By 8am on Friday almost R600 000 has been raised via the backabuddy site. Let’s keep this going and get Gwala back on his bike and competing. UPDATE: By 8am on Thursday, almost R250 000 had been donated via the backabuddy site. Anybody wishing to contribute can click here for more details and to contribute. The money will be used to support Gwala with all his medical expenses, transportation, bike replacement and rehabilitation…"Chainsaw attack on top triathlete"