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South Africa at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games

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Host City: Amsterdam, Netherlands (May 17, 1928 to August 12, 1928)
Opening Ceremony: July 28, 1928
Closing Ceremony: August 12, 1928

Events for South Africa: 25 in 7 sports
Participants for South Africa: 24 (18 men and 6 women)
Youngest Participant for South Africa: Kathleen Russell (15 years, 266 days)
Oldest Participant for South Africa: Rupert Ellis-Brown (47 years, 280 days)
Most Medals for South Africa (Athlete): 6 athletes with 1 medal

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24 Athletes

Rk Athlete Gender Age Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Sid Atkinson Male 27 Athletics 1 1
2 Marie Bedford Female 21 Swimming 1 1
3 Harry Isaacs Male 20 Boxing 1 1
4 Rhoda Rennie Female 19 Swimming 1 1
5 Kathleen Russell Female 15 Swimming 1 1
6 Freddie van der Goes Female 19 Swimming 1 1
7 Aubrey Burton-Durham Male 21 Athletics
8 Marjorie Clark Female 18 Athletics
9 Henri de Kok Male 26 Rowing
10 Fred Ellis Male Boxing
11 Rupert Ellis-Brown Male 47 Sailing
12 Zus Engelenberg Female Swimming
13 Danie Jacobs Male 24 Athletics
14 Howard Kinsman Male 27 Athletics
15 Buddy Lebanon Male 17 Boxing
16 Billie Legg Male 21 Athletics
17 Don McCorkindale Male 23 Boxing
18 Anton Praeg Male Wrestling
19 Fred Short Male Cycling
20 Bobbie Smith Male Boxing
21 Matthew Steytler Male 32 Athletics
22 Johannes Viljoen Male 24 Athletics
23 George Weightman-Smith Male 22 Athletics
24 Alf Wilson Male Boxing

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