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Thu Apr 24 08:53:12 SAST 2014

SA's Olympic gold medallists

Sport staff | 08 September, 2011 13:050 Comments
Ryk Neethling at the FINA Swimming World Cup at the Kings Park Aquatic Centre in Durban

South Africans who have won Olympic gold medals - 24 competitors have claimed 21 golds over the years

Athletics (6 golds)

Josia Thugwane - Marathon (1996)

Esther Brand - High jump (1952)

Sidney Atkinson - 110m hurdles (1928)

Bevil Rudd - 400m (1920)

Kennedy McArthur - Marathon (1912)

Reggie Walker - 100m (1908)

Boxing (6 golds)

George Hunter - Lightweight (1948)

Gerald Dreyer - Lightweight (1948)

David Carstens - Light-heavyweight (1932)

Lawrence Stevens - Lightweight (1932)

Willie Smith - Bamtweight (1928)

Clarence Walker - Bantamweight (1924)

Swimming (5 golds)

Chad le Clos - 200m butterfly (2012)

Cameron van der Burgh - 100m breaststroke (2012)

Roland Schoeman - 4x100m freestyle relay (2004)

Ryk Neethling - 4x100m freestyle relay (2004)

Lyndon Ferns - 4x100m freestyle relay (2004)

Darian Townsend - 4x100m freestyle relay (2004)

Penny Heyns  - 100m breaststroke (1996) & 200m breaststroke (1996)

Joan Harrison - 100m backstroke (1952)

Tennis (3 golds)

Charles Winslow - Men's singles & doubles (1912)

Harry Kitson - Men's doubles (1912)

Louis Raymond - Men's singles (1920)

Cycling (1 gold)

Rudolph Lewis - Road race (1912)

Rowing (1 gold)

Sizwe Ndlovu, Matthew Brittain, John Smith and James Thompson - Men’s lightweight four (2012)

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