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South Africa Summer Sports

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Games: 18 summer games in 13 countries
Events: 245 distinct events in 31 sports

Participants: 852 (645 men and 207 women)
Youngest Participant: Kathleen Russell (15 years, 266 days), 1928 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: Eric Beningfield (59 years, 71 days), 1952 Summer Games
Most Medals (Athlete): 4 athletes with 3 medals

31 Sports

Rk Sport From To Participants Men Women Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Archery 1992 2012 7 2 5
2 Art Competitions 1924 1948 11 6 5 1 1 2 Walter Battiss and Ernst Van Heerden (1 medal)
3 Athletics 1904 2012 184 151 33 6 12 6 24 Bevil Rudd (3 medals)
4 Badminton 1992 2012 12 7 5
5 Baseball 2000 2000 24 24 0
6 Beach Volleyball 2004 2012 8 4 4
7 Boxing 1920 2012 69 69 0 6 4 9 19 Daan Bekker (2 medals)
8 Canoeing 1992 2012 24 15 9 1 1 Bridgitte Hartley (1 medal)
9 Cycling 1908 2012 53 43 10 1 4 3 8 6 athletes with 2 medals
10 Diving 1948 2008 4 3 1
11 Equestrianism 1992 2012 4 3 1
12 Fencing 1908 2008 15 6 9
13 Football 2000 2012 32 16 16
14 Gymnastics 1952 2004 5 3 2
15 Hockey 1996 2012 96 52 44
16 Judo 1996 2012 7 5 2
17 Modern Pentathlon 1952 2000 6 5 1
18 Rhythmic Gymnastics 2004 2008 2 0 2
19 Rowing 1928 2012 46 39 7 1 1 2 6 athletes with 1 medal
20 Sailing 1924 2012 34 31 3
21 Shooting 1912 2012 36 34 2 1 1 5 athletes with 1 medal
22 Swimming 1912 2012 82 49 33 6 3 6 15 Penny Heyns and Roland Schoeman (3 medals)
23 Synchronized Swimming 1992 1992 2 0 2
24 Table Tennis 1992 1992 2 1 1
25 Taekwondo 2004 2004 1 1 0
26 Tennis 1908 2008 26 21 5 3 2 1 6 Charles Winslow (3 medals)
27 Triathlon 2000 2012 7 2 5
28 Tug-Of-War 1904 1904 5 5 0
29 Water Polo 1952 1960 15 15 0
30 Weightlifting 1948 2012 13 13 0
31 Wrestling 1920 2008 22 22 0