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South Africa Athletics at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games

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Host City: Atlanta, United States
Date Started: July 26, 1996
Date Finished: August 3, 1996

Events for South Africa: 15
Participants for South Africa: 22 (18 men and 4 women)
Youngest Participant for South Africa: Llewellyn Herbert (19 years, 9 days)
Oldest Participant for South Africa: Shadrack Mogotsi (33 years, 230 days)
Most Medals for South Africa (Athlete): Hezekiel Sepeng and Josia Thugwane (1 medal)

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Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Alfred Visagie 23 Men's 200 metres 5 h1 r1/4

Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Arnaud Malherbe 23 Men's 400 metres 5 h1 r2/4
Bobang Phiri 28 Men's 400 metres 6 h2 r2/4
Hendrik Mokganyetsi 20 Men's 400 metres 6 h4 r2/4

Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Hezekiel Sepeng 22 Men's 800 metres 2 Silver
Johan Botha 22 Men's 800 metres 7 h2 r2/3
Marius van Heerden 21 Men's 800 metres 3 h6 r1/3

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Shadrack Hoff 23 Men's 5,000 metres 11 h2 r2/3
John Morapedi 19 Men's 5,000 metres 13 h1 r2/3

Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Hendrick Ramaala 24 Men's 10,000 metres 15 h2 r1/2

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Josia Thugwane 25 Men's Marathon 1 Gold
Lawrence Peu 30 Men's Marathon 27
Gert Thys 24 Men's Marathon 33

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Llewellyn Herbert 18 Men's 400 metres Hurdles 7 h3 r1/3

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Shadrack Mogotsi 33 Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase 10 h3 r1/3

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Men's Pole Vault

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Riaan Botha 25 Men's Pole Vault 14
Okkert Brits 22 Men's Pole Vault AC QR

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
François Fouché 33 Men's Long Jump 38 QR

Women's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Gwen Griffiths 28 Women's 1,500 metres 9

Women's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Colleen de Reuck 32 Women's 10,000 metres 13

Women's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Elana Meyer 29 Women's Marathon AC

Women's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Karen van der Veen 30 Women's 400 metres Hurdles 6 h3 r1/3

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