South Africa at the 1992 Summer Olympics

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South Africa at the Olympic Games

Flag of South Africa's
National Olympic Committee,
used at the 1992 Games
IOC code  RSA
NOC South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee
Website www.sascoc.co.za
At the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona
Competitors 93 (68 men and 25 women) in 19 sports
Medals
Rank: 41
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
0
Total
2
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

South Africa competed at the Summer Olympic Games for the first time since 1960 at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. South Africa was permitted to re-join the Olympic Movement after its citizens voted to abolish apartheid. 93 competitors, 68 men and 25 women, took part in 87 events in 19 sports.[1]

The flag was carried at the opening ceremony by marathon runner Jan Tau.

Medalists[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Archery[edit]

In South Africa's debut appearance in Olympic archery, the nation was represented by two archers. Neither advanced past the ranking round.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics[edit]

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Heat — 49.75 (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Men's 10.000 metres

  • Heat — 28:28.78
  • Final — 28:37.18 (→ 13th place)

Men's Marathon

Women's 400m Hurdles

  • Heat — 55.60
  • Semifinal — 54.53
  • Final — DNF (→ no ranking)

Women's 3000 metres

  • Heat — 9:07.10 (→ did not advance, no ranking)

Women's 10.000 metres

  • Heat — 32:05.45
  • Final — 31:11.75 (→ Silver medal.svg Silver Medal)

Women's Marathon

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification — 1.75 m (→ did not advance)

Badminton[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Men's Welterweight (– 67 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Women's Individual Road Race

  • Final — 2:15:42 (→ 46th place)

Diving[edit]

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round — 297.51 points (→ did not advance, 30th place)

Equestrianism[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Five fencers, three men and two women, represented South Africa in 1992.

Men's foil
Men's épée
Men's sabre
Women's foil

Modern pentathlon[edit]

One male pentathlete represented South Africa in 1992.

Individual

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Men's Sailboard (Lechner A-390)

  • Final Ranking — 344.0 points (→ 35th place)

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Men's 50 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 22.65
  • Final — 22.50 (→ 4th place)
  • Heat — 23.39 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 51.42 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 57.94 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:04.02 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:21.88 (→ did not advance, 33rd place)
  • Heat — 2:25.66 (→ did not advance, 41st place)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 55.45 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Men's 200 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 2:02.17 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:06.62 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:32.64 (→ did not advance, 24th place)

Men's 4x100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat — 3:23.53 (→ did not advance, 11th place)

Men's 4x100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 3:46.86 (→ did not advance, 14th place)


Women's 50 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 26.05
  • B-Final — 26.47 (→ 13th place)

Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 57.50 (→ did not advance, 20th place)

Women's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 4:23.33 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Women's 800 m Freestyle

  • Heat — 8:59.62 (→ did not advance, 19th place)

Women's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 1:03.20
  • B-Final — 1:03.12 (→ 10th place)
  • Heat — 1:04.57 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat — 2:18.56 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 1:14.99 (→ did not advance, 33rd place)

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat — 2:45.04 (→ did not advance, 34th place)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat — 1:02.49 (→ did not advance, 21st place)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 2:23.07 (→ did not advance, 28th place)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat — 4:58.48 (→ did not advance, 25th place)
  • Heat — 5:03.34 (→ did not advance, 27th place)

Women's 4x100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat — 4:24.28 (→ did not advance, 16th place)

Synchronized swimming[edit]

Table tennis[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Men's Singles Competition

  • First Round — Lost to Wayne Ferreira (South Africa) 5-7, 2-6, 6-2, 4-6

Men's Doubles Competition

Women's Singles Competition

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Africa at the 1992 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-12-28.