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South Africa Athletics at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games

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Host City: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date Started: July 29, 1928
Date Finished: August 4, 1928

Events for South Africa: 12
Participants for South Africa: 9 (8 men and 1 woman)
Youngest Participant for South Africa: Marjorie Clark (18 years, 267 days)
Oldest Participant for South Africa: Matthew Steytler (33 years, 61 days)
Most Medals for South Africa (Athlete): Sid Atkinson (1 medal)

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Billie Legg 21 Men's 100 metres 5
Johannes Viljoen 24 Men's 100 metres 3 h5 r2/4
Aubrey Burton-Durham 21 Men's 100 metres 5 h2 r2/4
Sid Atkinson 27 Men's 100 metres 5 h3 r2/4

Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Billie Legg 21 Men's 200 metres AC h1 r3/4
Howard Kinsman 27 Men's 200 metres 5 h5 r2/4
Aubrey Burton-Durham 21 Men's 200 metres 3 h12r1/4

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Danie Jacobs 24 Men's 1,500 metres 5 h6 r1/2

Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Danie Jacobs 24 Men's 10,000 metres 20

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Matthew Steytler 32 Men's Marathon 40

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Johannes Viljoen 24 Men's Long Jump 38 QR

Men's Triple Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Johannes Viljoen 24 Men's Triple Jump 24 QR

Men's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
George Weightman-Smith 22 Men's Javelin Throw 21 QR

Men's Decathlon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Johannes Viljoen 24 Men's Decathlon AC
George Weightman-Smith 22 Men's Decathlon AC

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Marjorie Clark 18 Women's 100 metres 6 h1 r2/3

Women's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Marjorie Clark 18 Women's High Jump 5

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