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Tjaart du Plessis

Full name: Tjaart Andries du Plessis
Gender: Male
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: July 9, 1967
Affiliations: Brakpan
Country: RSA South Africa
Sport: Wrestling

Related Olympians: Son of Fanie du Plessis; Grandson of Andries du Plessis; Father of Renate du Plessis; Nephew of Marthinus du Plessis.

Biography

Tjaart du Plessis had the following finishes at major championships – 1996 African Championship: 62.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1995 All-African Games: 62.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1999 All-African Games: 63.0 kg. Freestyle (1st).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Freestyle South Africa RSA AC
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Freestyle South Africa RSA 18

Men's Featherweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE CP MR TP
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Wrestling South Africa RSA Final Standings AC 1992-08-05 Eliminated r2/5 Group A 1,0
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Wrestling South Africa RSA Group A - Round Two 9T 1992-08-05 1,0
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Wrestling South Africa RSA Group A - Round Two Match #2 2 1992-08-05 Faikoğlu (TUR) decision (9-0), du Plessis (RSA) 0,0
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Wrestling South Africa RSA Group A - Round One 6T 1992-08-05 1,0
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Wrestling South Africa RSA Group A - Round One Match #4 2 1992-08-05 Polky (GER) decision (5-3), du Plessis (RSA) 1,0
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Wrestling South Africa RSA Final Standings 18 1996-07-31 2 2
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Wrestling South Africa RSA Classification Round Two Match #2 2 1996-07-31 Parsekian (CYP) decision (3-1) (5:00), du Plessis (RSA) 1
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Wrestling South Africa RSA Round One Match #4 2 1996-07-31 Tedieiev (UKR) decision (5-1) (5:00), du Plessis (RSA) 1