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Andries du Plessis

Full name: Andries Stephanus du Plessis
Gender: Male
Born: October 1, 1910 in Germiston, Gauteng, South Africa
Died: October 12, 1979 in Krugersdorp, Gauteng, South Africa
Country: RSA South Africa
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Father of Fanie du Plessis; Father of Marthinus du Plessis; Grandfather of Tjaart du Plessis; Great-grandfather of Renate du Plessis.

Biography

Andries du Plessis had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1938 British Empire Games Pole Vault. In the 1934 British Empire Games he finished fourth in the pole vault and was eliminated in the heats of the 120 yards hurdles.

Personal Best: PV – 4.13 (1938).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics Men's Pole Vault South Africa RSA 17T

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H C/F/P
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics South Africa Final Round 17T 3.80
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics South Africa Final Round 3.40 metres NP o
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics South Africa Final Round 3.60 metres NP o
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics South Africa Final Round 3.80 metres NP o
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics South Africa Final Round 4.00 metres NP xxx
1936 Summer 25 Berlin Athletics South Africa Qualifying Round 1T QU 3.80
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