South Africa at the 2012 Summer Olympics

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South Africa at the Olympic Games

Flag of South Africa
IOC code  RSA
NOC South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee
Website www.sascoc.co.za
At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors 125 in 17 sports
Flag bearer Caster Semenya (opening)[1]
Oscar Pistorius (closing)
Medals
Rank: 23
Gold
3
Silver
2
Bronze
1
Total
6
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

South Africa competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's eighteenth participation overall and the sixth consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics in the post-apartheid era. The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) sent a total of 125 athletes to the Games, 67 men and 58 women, to compete in 17 sports. Field hockey and women's football were the only team-based sports in which South Africa had its representation in these Olympic games. There was only a single competitor in archery, BMX cycling, judo, shooting, and weightlifting.

Notable South African athletes featured track stars Oscar Pistorius and Caster Semenya, who both became the nation's greatest highlight to the Games. Pistorius, a four-time Paralympic champion, set South Africa's historical record as the first double-leg amputee to compete at the Olympics. Semenya, a middle-distance runner and a world champion who had been subjected to gender testing in 2009,[2] became the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony. The South African team also featured past Olympic medalists, including swimmer Roland Mark Schoeman, who won a full set of medals in Athens, and long jumper Godfrey Khotso Mokoena, who took silver in Beijing.

After suffering a major setback from Beijing, South Africa recaptured its success in London with a total of six Olympic medals (three gold, two silver, and one bronze). Among the nation's medalists were swimmers Cameron van der Burgh and Chad le Clos, who both won gold and silver medals in their events. Van der Burgh broke both an Olympic record and a world record in men's breaststroke swimming. Meanwhile, le Clos surpassed the defending champion Michael Phelps to claim the title in one of the men's butterfly events. For the first time in its history, South Africa had won Olympic medals in rowing and in sprint canoeing.

Medalists[edit]

Archery[edit]

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Karen Hultzer Women's individual 631 46  Lionetti (ITA) (19)
L 2–6
Did not advance

Athletics[edit]

South African athletes have entered the following events:

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Men

Ofentse Mogawane was injured in a crash during the first heat of the 4×400 m relay. On appeal, South Africa was entered into the final with Louis van Zyl replacing Mogawane.[3] Oscar Pistorius made Olympic history, becoming the first double leg amputee ever to participate in the Olympic Games.[4]

Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Lusapho April Marathon N/A 2:19:00 43
Lehann Fourie 110 m hurdles 13.49 2 Q 13.28 3 q 13.53 7
Cornel Fredericks 400 m hurdles 52.29 8 Did not advance
Anaso Jobodwana 200 m 20.46 2 Q 20.27 2 Q 20.69 8
Stephen Mokoka Marathon N/A 2:19:52 49
Marc Mundell 50 km walk N/A 3:55:32 AF 32
Coolboy Ngamole Marathon N/A DNF
Andre Olivier 800 m 1:46.42 3 Q 1:45.44 5 Did not advance
Oscar Pistorius 400 m 45.44 2 Q 46.54 8 Did not advance
Louis van Zyl 400 m hurdles 50.31 6 Did not advance
Willem de Beer
Shaun de Jager
Ofentse Mogawane
Oscar Pistorius
Louis van Zyl
4×400 m relay DNF* N/A 3:03.46 SB 8

* Allowed into final on appeal

Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Godfrey Khotso Mokoena Long jump 8.02 7 q 7.93 8
Combined events – Decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Willem Coertzen Result 11.09 7.17 13.79 2.05 48.56 14.15 43.58 4.50 64.79 4:26.52 8173 9
Points 841 854 715 850 882 955 738 760 810 768
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Rene Kalmer Marathon N/A 2:30:51 35
Tanith Maxwell N/A 2:40:27 81
Caster Semenya 800 m 2:00.71 2 Q 1:57.67 SB 1 Q 1:57.23 2
Irvette van Blerk Marathon N/A DNF
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Sunette Viljoen Javelin throw 65.92 3 Q 64.53 4

Badminton[edit]

Athlete Event Group Stage Elimination Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Dorian James
Willem Viljoen
Men's doubles  Boe /
Mogensen (DEN)
L 6–21, 12–21
 Chai B /
Guo Zd (CHN)
L 8–21, 13–21
 Ivanov /
Sozonov (RUS)
L 13–21, 15–21
4 Did not advance
Michelle Edwards
Annari Viljoen
Women's doubles  Choo /
Veeran (AUS)
L 9–21, 7–21
 Ha J-e /
Kim M-j (KOR)
L 8–21, 7–21
 Jauhari /
Polii (INA)
L 18–21, 10–21
2 Q  Sorokina /
Vislova (RUS)
L 9–21, 7–21
Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

South Africa has entered boxers for the following events[5]

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Ayabonga Sonjica Bantamweight  Dalakliev (BUL)
L 6–15
Did not advance
Siphiwe Lusizi Welterweight  Abdul-Karim (IRQ)
W 17–13
 Maestre (VEN)
L 13–18
Did not advance

Canoeing[edit]

Sprint[edit]

South Africa has entered canoeists for the following events

Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Bridgitte Hartley Women's K-1 500 m 1:53.051 2 Q 1:51.286 1 FA 1:52.923 3
Tiffany Kruger Women's K-1 200 m 46.122 7 Did not advance

Qualification Legend: FA = Qualify to final (medal); FB = Qualify to final B (non-medal)

Cycling[edit]

South Africa has entered nine cyclists.

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Daryl Impey Men's road race 5:46:37 40
Robyn de Groot Women's road race OTL
Ashleigh Moolman Women's road race 3:35:56 16
Women's time trial 42:23.57 24
Joanna van de Winkel Women's road race 3:35:56 28

Track[edit]

Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Round 1 Repechage 1 Round 2 Repechage 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
Bernard Esterhuizen Men's sprint 10.350
69.565
15  Förstemann (GER)
L
 Mazquiarán (ESP)
 Zhang M (CHN)
W 10.762
66.902
 Kenny (GBR)
L
 Förstemann (GER)
 Kelemen (CZE)
L
Did not advance 9th place final
 Nakagawa (JPN)
 Kelemen (CZE)
 Canelón (VEN)
L
11

Mountain biking[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Phillip Buys Men's cross-country[6] 1:40:11 35
Burry Stander 1:29:37 5
Candice Neethling Women's cross-country[7] 1:45:03 28

BMX[edit]

Athlete Event Seeding Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Points Rank Points Rank Result Rank
Sifiso Nhlapo Men's BMX 40.788 30 27 8 Did not advance

Equestrian[edit]

Eventing[edit]

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Qualifier Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
Alexander Peternell[8] Asih Individual 70.40 72 46.00 116.40 56 7.00 123.40 =27 Did not advance 123.40 49

Field hockey[edit]

South Africa has qualified for both the men's and the women's event.

  • Men's team event – 1 team of 16 players
  • Women's team event – 1 team of 16 players

Men's tournament[edit]

Roster

The following is the South African roster in the men's field hockey tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[9] view · talk

Head Coach: Gregg Clark

Reserves:


Group play
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Australia 5 3 2 0 23 5 +18 11
 Great Britain 5 2 3 0 14 8 +6 9
 Spain 5 2 2 1 8 10 −2 8
 Pakistan 5 2 1 2 9 16 −7 7
 Argentina 5 1 1 3 10 14 −4 4
 South Africa 5 0 1 4 11 22 −11 1

     Advanced to semifinals

30 July 2012
10:45
v
Australia  6 – 0  South Africa Umpires:
Roel van Eert (NED)
Marcin Grochal (POL)
Dywer Goal 16'48'58'
Butturini Goal 33'
Ciriello Goal 46'
Turner Goal 62'
Report
1 August 2012
16:00
v
South Africa  2 – 2  Great Britain Umpires:
Nigel Iggo (NZL)
Roelvan Eert (NED)
Smith Goal 60'
Robinson Goal 64'
Report Jackson Goal 14'68'
3 August 2012
19:00
v
South Africa  2 – 3  Spain Umpires:
German Montes de Oca (ARG)
Tim Pullman (AUS)
Reid-Ross Goal 26'
Norris-Jones Goal 63'
Report Salles Goal 30'
Quemada Goal 42'
Delas Goal 55'
5 August 2012
10:45
v
Pakistan  5 – 4  South Africa Umpires:
Marcelo Servetto (ESP)
Colin Hutchinson (IRL)
Khan Goal 20'26'
Rasool Goal 23'
Abbas Goal 64'
Ahmad Goal 67'
Report McDade Goal 2'
Reid-Ross Goal 22'35'
Paton Goal 48'
7 August 2012
13:45
v
Argentina  6 – 3  South Africa Umpires:
Raghu Prasad (IND)
Nathan Stagno (GIB)
Peillat Goal 25'39'65'
Rossi Goal 33'
Callioni Goal 45'50'
Report Reid-Ross Goal 7'
Norris-Jones Goal 8'
Robinson Goal 64'
11th/12th place
11 August 2012
08:30
v
South Africa  3 – 2  India Umpires:
Kim Hong Lae (KOR)
German Montes de Oca (ARG)
Cronje Goal 8'
Drummond Goal 34'
Norris-Jones Goal 65'
Report San. Singh Goal 14'
D. Singh Goal 67'

Women's tournament[edit]

Roster

The following is the South Africa roster in the women's field hockey tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[10] view · talk

Head Coach: Giles Bonnet

Reserves:

Group play
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 5 3 1 1 12 4 +8 10
 New Zealand 5 3 1 1 9 5 +4 10
 Australia 5 3 1 1 5 2 +3 10
 Germany 5 2 1 2 6 7 −1 7
 South Africa 5 1 0 4 9 14 −5 3
 United States 5 1 0 4 4 13 −9 3

     Advanced to semifinals

29 July 2012
16:00
v
Argentina  7 – 1  South Africa Umpires:
Miao Lin (CHN)
Lisa Roach (AUS)
Aymar Goal 8'29'
J. Sruoga Goal 20'
Cavallero Goal 25'
Rebecchi Goal 31'
Barrionuevo Goal 62'
D'Elía Goal 68'
Report Chamberlain Goal 23'
31 July 2012
10:45
v
South Africa  1 – 4  New Zealand Umpires:
Chieko Soma (JPN)
Amy Hassick (USA)
Coetzee Goal 52' Report C. Harrison Goal 2'
Eshuis Goal 22'
Sharland Goal 29'61'
2 August 2012
16:00
v
South Africa  0 – 2  Germany Umpires:
Elena Eskina (RUS)
Kang Hyun-Young (KOR)
Report Mavers Goal 25'
Rinne Goal 44'
4 August 2012
08:30
v
Australia  1 – 0  South Africa Umpires:
Miao Lin (CHN)
Amy Hassick (USA)
Close Goal 8' Report
6 August 2012
10:45
v
United States  0 – 7  South Africa Umpires:
Frances Block (GBR)
Claire Adenot (FRA)
Report Bright Goal 14'44'
George Goal 20'
Wilson Goal 25'
Coetzee Goal 33'62'
Chamberlain Goal 54'
9th/10th place
8 August 2012
08:30
v
Japan  2 – 1 (a.e.t.)  South Africa Umpires:
Stella Bartlema (NED)
Amy Hassick (USA)
Murakami Goal 63'80' Report Deetlefs Goal 27'

Football[edit]

South Africa is qualified for the women's event.

  • Women's team event – 1 team of 18 players

Women's tournament[edit]

Team roster

The following is the South African roster in the women's football tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[11] view · talk

Coach: Joseph Mkhonza

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals 2012 club
1 1GK Barker, RoxanneRoxanne Barker (1991-05-06)6 May 1991 (aged 21) 6 0 United States Pepperdine University
2 3MF Moodaly, RobynRobyn Moodaly (1994-06-16)16 June 1994 (aged 18) 12 1 South Africa High Performance Centre
3 2DF Vilakazi, NothandoNothando Vilakazi (1988-10-28)28 October 1988 (aged 23) 30 6 South Africa Palace Super Falcons
4 2DF Sister, AmandaAmanda Sister (1990-03-01)1 March 1990 (aged 22) 33 1 South Africa Liverpool
5 2DF Wyk, JanineJanine van Wyk (1987-04-17)17 April 1987 (aged 25) 76 8 South Africa Palace Super Falcons
6 2DF Cele, ZamandosiZamandosi Cele (1990-12-26)26 December 1990 (aged 21) 18 0 South Africa Durban
7 3MF Smeda, LeandraLeandra Smeda (1989-07-22)22 July 1989 (aged 23) 19 3 South Africa Cape Town Roses
8 3MF Louw, KylieKylie Louw (1989-01-15)15 January 1989 (aged 23) 72 7 United States Stephen F. Austin State University
9 3MF Dlamini, AmandaAmanda Dlamini (c) (1988-07-22)22 July 1988 (aged 24) 49 16 South Africa University of Johannesburg
10 3MF Ntsweng, MarryMarry Ntsweng (1989-12-19)19 December 1989 (aged 22) 41 1 South Africa Tshwane University
11 4FW Matlou, NokoNoko Matlou (1985-09-30)30 September 1985 (aged 26) 74 55 South Africa University of Johannesburg
12 4FW Modise, PortiaPortia Modise (1983-06-20)20 June 1983 (aged 29) 92 71 South Africa Palace Super Falcons
13 3MF Hlumbane, GabisileGabisile Hlumbane (1986-12-20)20 December 1986 (aged 25) 33 0 South Africa Kovsies
14 4FW Mollo, SanahSanah Mollo (1987-01-30)30 January 1987 (aged 25) 26 8 South Africa Bloemfontein Celtic
15 2DF Jane, RefiloeRefiloe Jane (1992-08-04)4 August 1992 (aged 19) 5 0 South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns
16 3MF Nyandeni, MpumiMpumi Nyandeni (1987-08-19)19 August 1987 (aged 24) 93 7 Russia WFC Rossiyanka
17 4FW Mgcoyi, AndisiweAndisiwe Mgcoyi (1988-07-03)3 July 1988 (aged 24) 21 4 South Africa Mamelodi Sundowns
18 1GK Mndaweni, ThokozileThokozile Mndaweni (1981-08-08)8 August 1981 (aged 30) 57 1 South Africa University of Johannesburg
Group play
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
 Sweden 3 1 2 0 6 3 +3 5
 Japan 3 1 2 0 2 1 +1 5
 Canada 3 1 1 1 6 4 +2 4
 South Africa 3 0 1 2 1 7 −6 1
Green indicates qualified for the quarter-finals
25 July 2012
19:45
v
Sweden  4–1  South Africa
Fischer Goal 7'
Dahlkvist Goal 20'
Schelin Goal 21'63'
Report Modise Goal 60'
28 July 2012
14:45
v
Canada  3–0  South Africa
Tancredi Goal 7'
Sinclair Goal 58'86'
Report
31 July 2012
14:30
v
Japan  0–0  South Africa
Report
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 24,202[14]
Referee: Efthalia Mitsi (Greece)

Judo[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Gideon van Zyl Men's −73 kg BYE  Orujov (AZE)
L 0101–0100
Did not advance

Rowing[edit]

South Africa has entered the following events.

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Finals
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Matthew Brittain
Sizwe Ndlovu
John Smith
James Thompson
Lightweight four 5:54.62 2 SA/B BYE 6:04.21 2 FA 6:02.84 1
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Finals
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Lee-Ann Persse
Naydene Smith
Pair 7:14.31 4 R 7:18.96 5 FB 7:56.40 7

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

Sailing[edit]

South Africa has entered one boat for the following event.

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Jim Asenathi
Roger Hudson
470 18 27 27 20 26 26 13 15 25 24 EL 194 26

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race;

Shooting[edit]

South Africa has entered one competitor in shooting;[15]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Alistair Davis Double trap 132 15 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Twenty South African swimmers have entered the following events:

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Charl Crous 100 m backstroke 55.37 33 Did not advance
Heerden Herman 400 m freestyle 3:57.28 25 N/A Did not advance
1500 m freestyle 15:25.71 21 N/A Did not advance
Chad Le Clos 100 m butterfly 51.54 1 Q 51.42 2 Q 51.44 2
200 m butterfly 1:55.23 4 Q 1:54.34 AF 3 Q 1:52.96 AF 1
200 m individual medley 1:59.45 11 Q 1:58.49 =7 Q Withdrew
400 m individual medley 4:12.24 2 Q N/A 4:12.42 5
Gideon Louw 50 m freestyle 22.12 11 Q 21.92 9 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 48.29 2 Q 48.44 =9 Did not advance
Graeme Moore 100 m freestyle 49.29 21 Did not advance
Darren Murray 200 m backstroke 2:00.01 25 Did not advance
Hercules Troyden Prinsloo 10 km open water N/A 1:50:52.9 12
Riaan Schoeman 400 m individual medley 4:17.22 19 N/A Did not advance
Roland Mark Schoeman 50 m freestyle 21.92 5 Q 21.88 =7 Q 21.80 6
Darian Townsend 200 m individual medley 2:00.67 21 Did not advance
Cameron van der Burgh 100 m breaststroke 59.79 6 Q 58.83 OR 1 Q 58.46 WR 1
Gideon Louw
Graeme Moore
Roland Mark Schoeman
Darian Townsend
4×100 m freestyle relay 3:13.93 7 Q N/A 3:13.45 5
Jean Basson
Chad Le Clos
Sebastien Rousseau
Darian Townsend
4×200 m freestyle relay 7:11.51 7 Q N/A 7:09.65 7
Charl Crous
Chad Le Clos
Gideon Louw
Leith Shankland
Darian Townsend
Cameron van der Burgh
4×100 m medley relay 3:35.23 13 N/A Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Trudi Maree 50 m freestyle 25.78 36 Did not advance
Kathryn Meaklim 200 m individual medley 2:15.25 24 Did not advance
400 m individual medley 4:43.46 16 N/A Did not advance
Karin Prinsloo 200 m freestyle 1:59.24 20 Did not advance
200 m backstroke 2:10.34 13 Q 2:11.42 16 Did not advance
Jessica Roux 10 km open water N/A DNF
Wendy Trott 400 m freestyle 4:11.63 22 N/A Did not advance
800 m freestyle 8:28.98 12 N/A Did not advance
Suzaan van Biljon 100 m breaststroke 1:07.54 12 Q 1:07.68 11 Did not advance
200 m breaststroke 2:25.94 9 Q 2:23.21 AF 5 Q 2:23.72 7

Triathlon[edit]

South Africa has entered one man and two women.

Athlete Event Swim (1.5 km) Trans 1 Bike (40 km) Trans 2 Run (10 km) Total Time Rank
Richard Murray Men's 18:11 0:35 59:38 0:26 30:25 1:49:15 17
Kate Roberts Women's 19:23 0:40 1:07:21 0:34 34:48 2:02:46 22
Gillian Sanders 19:29 0:38 1:05:31 0:32 36:18 2:02:28 19

Volleyball[edit]

Beach[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary round Standing Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Freedom Chiya
Grant Goldschmidt
Men's Pool D
 GibbRosenthal (USA)
L 0 – 2 (10–21, 11–21)
 SamoilovsSorokins (LAT)
L 0 – 2 (13–21, 10–21)
 FijałekPrudel (POL)
L 0 – 2 (19–21, 13–21)
4 Did not advance 19

Weightlifting[edit]

South Africa has entered one weightlifter.

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Jean Greeff Men's −94 kg 137 20 176 20 313 20

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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