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Viljoen wins javelin silver for SA

2016-08-19 03:15
Sunette Viljoen (Chris Kotze)

Cape Town - South Africa's Sunette Viljoen has won the silver medal in the women's javelin at the Rio Olympics.

Croatia's Sara Kolak (66.18m) took the gold ahead of Viljoen's 64.92m with the Czech Republic's Barbora Špotáková in bronze (64.80m).

Viljoen's silver was Team SA's ninth medal of the Games (one gold, six silver, two bronze).

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