Athletes and the public delivered a memorable 2017 National Track & Field Champs. With the public coming in numbers, the stage was set for a special occasion. It was action from the word go, with Reinhold Thomas opening the stage with a dominant performance in the 10 000m men. The sprints provided electrifying performances with youth athlete Sade De Sousa giving a blistering performance in the 200m. In the 100m women’s final Sade pushed Jolene Jacobs who won only by 200th of a second in 11.82 seconds. In in the process Sade qualified for the World U/18 World Championships. Dantago Gurirab also won a tightly contested 100m sprint final, beating Hitjirivue Kaanjuka and Even Tjiviju into second and third, respectively. Ernst Narib won a double in the 200m and 400m in a time of 20.93 and 46.54 seconds, respectively.