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Wed Apr 16 20:56:53 SAST 2014

SA's Olympic medals

Sport staff | 24 July, 2012 10:220 Comments
Roland Schoeman after winning a gold, silver and bronze medal at the 2004 Athens Olympic Games in Athens, Greece
Image by: Duif du Toit / Gallo Images

South Africa's medal history at the Olympic Games over the years

SA's Olympic medals by sport

Athletics

24 medals – 6 gold

Boxing

19 medals – 6 gold

Swimming

14 medals – 6 gold

Cycling

8 medals – 1 gold

Tennis

6 medals – 3 gold

Rowing

2 medals – 1 gold, 1 bronze

Shooting

1 medal – 1 silver

SA Olympic performances by medals won

10 medals (1920 – 3 gold, 4 silver, 3 bronze; 1952 – 2 gold, 4 silver, 4 bronze)

6 medals (1912 – 4 gold, 2 silver; 2004 – 1 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze; 2012 - 3 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)

5 medals (1996 – 3 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze; 1932 – 2 gold, 3 bronze; 2000 – 2 silver, 3 bronze)

4 medals (1948 – 2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze; 1956 – 4 bronze)

3 medals (1924 – 1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze; 1928 – 1 gold, 2 bronze; 1960 – 1 silver, 2 bronze)

2 medals (1908 – 1 gold, 1 silver; 1992 – 2 silver)

1 medal (1936 – 1 silver; 2008 – 1 silver)

SA Olympic performances by gold medals

4 gold medals – once (1912, 6 medals in total)

3 gold medals – twice (1920, 10 medals; 1996, 5 medals)

2 gold medals – 3x  (1952, 10 medals; 1932, 5 medals; 1948, 4 medals)

1 gold medal – 4x  (2004, 6 medals; 1924, 3 medals; 1928, 3 medals; 1908, 2 medals)

0 gold medals – 5x  (2000, 5 medals; 1956, 4 medals; 1960, 3 medals; 1936, 1 medal; 2008, 1 medal)

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