SA’s history of medals at the olympics

= Gold = Silver = Bronze

Track and Field Reginald Walker Charles A. Hefferon 100m Marathon

Boxing Daniel Wepener Bekker William Meyers Track and Field Malcolm Clive Spence Individual time trial Doubles Singles Singles Men’s Marathon Men’s Marathon
Elana Meyer

Heavyweight Featherweight 400m

Cycling / Road Rudolph Lewis


Tennis South Africa Charles Lyndhurst Winslow Harry Austin Kitson Track and Field Ken McArthur Christian Gitsham

Reginald Walker wins the second heat of the 100 metre flat race during the 1908 Summer Olympics in London, July 1908

1991 1992

Boxing Clarence Leonard Walker Cycling / Road Henry Justaves Kaltenbrun Cycling / Track South Africa South Africa Shooting South Africa Bantamweight Time trial

Tennis South Africa Track and Field Elana Meyer

Men’s Doubles

Charles Lyndhurst Winslow

10 000m

Tandem - 2000m Team Pursuit - 4000m
Penny Heyns

Swimming Penelope Heyns Penelope Heyns Marianne Kriel Track and Field Josia Thugwane Hezekiel Sepeng
Louis Raymond William H. Smith

600m Free rifle team
Josia Thugwane

100m breaststroke 200m breaststroke 100m backstroke

Tennis Louis Raymond Charles Lyndhurst Winslow

Singles Singles

Track and Field Bevil Gordon D’Urban Rudd 400m South Africa Men’s 400m relay Bevil Gordon D’Urban Rudd 800m

Marathon 800m

Swimming Terence Parkin Penelope Heyns Track and Field Hestrie Cloete Llewellyn Herbert Frantz Kruger 200m breaststroke 100m breaststroke

Boxing William H. Smith Track and Field Sidney Atkinson Cecil Macmaster Bantamweight 110m hurdles 10 000m walk

High jump 400m hurdles Discus throw

Boxing Harry Isaacs Swimming South Africa Track and Field Sydney Atkinson Bantamweight
Hezekiel Sepeng

Rowing South Africa Coxless pair (2-) (Men)

Women’s 4x100m freestyle relay 110m hurdles
Athletes after the final of the 110 metre hurdles. South African Sidney Atkinson (left), winner of the gold.

Terence Parkin

Swimming South Africa 4x100m freestyle relay (Men) Roland Schoeman 100m freestyle Roland Schoeman 50m freestyle Track and Field Mbulaeni Mulaudzi Hestrie Cloete

Boxing Lawrence Stevens David Daniel Carstens Ernest Peirce Swimming Jenny Maakal Track and Field Marjorie R. Clark Lightweight Light heavyweight Middleweight 400m freestyle

800m High jump

Track and Field Godfrey Khotso Mokoena Long jump

Hestrie Cloete

SA all-time medal count

80m hurdles

Boxing Charles Catterall Featherweight

Boxing Gerald Dreyer George Hunter Dennis Shepherd John Arthur Lightweight Light heavyweight Featherweight Heavyweight
Gerald Dreyer Frantz Kruger




Boxing Theunis J. Van Schalkwyk Andries C. Nieman William Michael Toweel Leonard John Leisching LM Weight Heavyweight Flyweight Featherweight

Joan Cynthia Harrison



Cycling / Track South Africa 2000m tandem (Men) South Africa Team Pursuit - 4000m (Men) Raymond Leonard Robinson 1km time trial Swimming Joan Cynthia Harrison Track and Field Esther Cornelia Brand Daphne Robb-Hasenjäger 100m backstroke
Roland Schoeman

Athlete with the most medals

High jump 100m Gold

Penny Heyns
Gold Bronze

Boxing Daniel Wepener Bekker Heavyweight Henry James Loubscher Light welterweight Cycling / Track Alfred James Swift Swimming South Africa
SOURCE: The New York Times

1km time trial 1996 4 x 100m freestyle relay (Women)
Esther Cornelia Brand Mbulaeni Mulaudzi Godfrey Khotso Mokoena

1996 200m Breaststroke

2000 100m Breaststroke
RUDI LOUW, Graphics24

100m Breastsroke

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