South Africa Athletics at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games

RSA South Africa at the 2016 Summer Games: Previous Summer Games

Host City: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date Started: August 12, 2016
Date Finished: August 20, 2016

Events for South Africa: 25
Participants for South Africa: 38 (26 men and 12 women)
Youngest Participant for South Africa: Tlotliso Leotlela (18 years, 97 days)
Oldest Participant for South Africa: Lungile Gongqa (37 years, 181 days)
Most Medals for South Africa (Athlete): 4 athletes with 1 medal

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Akani Simbine 22 Men's 100 metres 5
Henricho Bruintjies 23 Men's 100 metres 6 h6 r2/4

Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Clarence Munyai 18 Men's 200 metres 3 h6 r1/3
Anaso Jobodwana 24 Men's 200 metres 4 h2 r1/3
Tlotliso Leotlela 18 Men's 200 metres 4 h4 r1/3

Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Wayde van Niekerk 24 Men's 400 metres 1 Gold

Men's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Reinhardt van Rensburg 24 Men's 800 metres 5 h2 r2/3
Jacob Rozani 28 Men's 800 metres 5 h5 r1/3

Men's 5,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Elroy Gelant 29 Men's 5,000 metres 13

Men's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Stephen Mokoka 31 Men's 10,000 metres 18

Men's Marathon

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Antonio Alkana 26 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 7 h2 r2/3

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Men's 20 kilometres Walk

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Marc Mundell 33 Men's 50 kilometres Walk 38

Men's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Luvo Manyonga 25 Men's Long Jump 2 Silver
Ruswahl Samaai 24 Men's Long Jump 9
Stefan Brits 24 Men's Long Jump 22 r1/2

Men's Triple Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Godfrey Khotso Mokoena 31 Men's Triple Jump 21 r1/2

Men's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Rocco van Rooyen 23 Men's Javelin Throw 24 r1/2

Men's Decathlon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Willem Coertzen 33 Men's Decathlon AC

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Carina Horn 27 Women's 100 metres 6 h3 r3/4
Alyssa Conley 25 Women's 100 metres 6 h7 r2/4

Women's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Alyssa Conley 25 Women's 200 metres 4 h3 r1/3
Justine Palframan 22 Women's 200 metres 5 h4 r1/3

Women's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Tsholofelo Thipe 29 Women's 400 metres 4 h2 r1/3
Justine Palframan 22 Women's 400 metres 7 h3 r1/3

Women's 800 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Caster Semenya 25 Women's 800 metres 1 Gold

Women's 10,000 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dominique Scott 24 Women's 10,000 metres 21

Women's Marathon

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Dina Phalula 32 Women's Marathon 63
Christine Kalmer 30 Women's Marathon 96

Women's 400 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Wenda Nel 28 Women's 400 metres Hurdles 6 h2 r2/3

Women's 20 kilometres Walk

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Anel Oosthuizen 21 Women's 20 kilometres Walk 63

Women's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Lynique Prinsloo 25 Women's Long Jump 33 r1/2

Women's Javelin Throw

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Sunette Viljoen 32 Women's Javelin Throw 2 Silver