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South Africa Athletics at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games

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Host City: Beijing, China
Date Started: August 15, 2008
Date Finished: August 23, 2008

Events for South Africa: 15
Participants for South Africa: 23 (17 men and 6 women)
Youngest Participant for South Africa: Kagisho Kumbane (19 years, 274 days)
Oldest Participant for South Africa: Hendrick Ramaala (36 years, 205 days)
Most Medals for South Africa (Athlete): Godfrey Khotso Mokoena (1 medal)

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Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Thuso Mpuang 22 Men's 200 metres 7 h4 r2/4

Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Mbulaeni Mulaudzi 27 Men's 800 metres 6 h2 r2/3
Samson Ngoepe 23 Men's 800 metres 5 h5 r1/3

Men's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Juan van Deventer 25 Men's 1,500 metres 6

Men's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Hendrick Ramaala 36 Men's Marathon 44
Norman Dlomo 33 Men's Marathon 53

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Ruben Ramolefi 30 Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase 14

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Godfrey Khotso Mokoena 23 Men's Long Jump 2 Silver

Men's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
John Oosthuizen 21 Men's Javelin Throw 19 QR

Women's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Isabel le Roux 21 Women's 200 metres 7 h5 r1/4

Women's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Tsholofelo Thipe 21 Women's 400 metres 6 h6 r1/3

Women's 1,500 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
René Kalmer 27 Women's 1,500 metres 7 h3 r1/2

Women's Discus Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Elizna Naudé 29 Women's Discus Throw 20 QR

Women's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Justine Robbeson 23 Women's Javelin Throw 13 QR
Sunette Viljoen 24 Women's Javelin Throw 33 QR

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