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GALLERY: SA's Rio Olympic medallists

2016-08-22 08:50
Caster Semenya (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Rio 2016 has been a memorable year for Team South Africa, as we ended with 10 medals, which has tied us with the most medals won in an Olympic tournament, matching the ten won in 1920 in Antwerp and 1952 in Helsinki.

At the end of the Rio Games, South Africa ended 29th on the medal table with 2 Golds, 6 Silvers and 2 Bronze medals.

South Africa's most successful sporting code was athletics, with four medals, while swimming came second with three.

In order of 10 medals received by date:

Cameron van der Burgh - Silver in the men's 100m breaststroke

Chad le Clos - Silver in the men's 200m freestyle

Lawrence Brittain and Shaun Keeling - Silver in the men's coxless pair

Blitzboks - Bronze in the men's rugby sevens tournament

Chad le Clos - Silver in the men's 100m butterfly

Luvo Manyonga - Silver in the men's long jump


Wayde van Niekerk - Gold in the men's 400m

Sunette Viljoen - Silver in the women's javelin throw


Henri Schoeman - Bronze in the men's triathlon

Caster Semenya - Gold in the women's 800m



All images: Gallo and Christiaan Kotze/SASPA

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