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Mr Petrus Boukes
Mr Petrus Boukes
Position: Deputy Director Sport
Department: Madibaz Sport
Room: 0024A
Location: South Campus
Phone: 27 41 5042311
Fax: 041-5041611
Qualifications: BA (Human Movement Science) Honores
Expertise: Event Organisation and Facilities Management and Maintenance
Responsibilities: NMMU Sport Facilities and Events

Petrus Boukes is presently the Deputy Director responsible for managing the Events Unit at the Sport Bureau. His core responsibility is to oversee the preparation and management processes of all events staged at the NMMU sport facilities.

He obtained his BA (Human Movement Science) Honours Degree Cum Laude from the University of Port Elizabeth in 1983 and he joined the UPE Sport Bureau in 1989.

He has more than 20 years experience in the organization of big sporting events and he was the Event Director of the following national and international events (number of times in brackets):

  • Great Train Race Road Relay (16)
  • Volkswagen Prestige Athletics Meeting (7)
  • Absa Prestige Athletics Meeting (3)
  • Mini – Marathon Fun Run (12)
  • SA 10 km Road Running Championships (3)
  • SA Cross Country Championships/Trials (2)
  • SA Student Athletics/ Cross Country Championships (4)
  • SA Schools Athletics Championships (1)

He has also organized numerous local and regional athletics meetings during his tenure as Athletics Manager at the University.

Currently he is also the Event Director of number of annual high profile NMMU events, including the Tri-varsity (versus Rhodes University & Fort Hare), the Intervarsity (versus Free State University), the Campus Life Festival and the Achievers Dinner.