Anika Smit

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Anika Smit (born 26 May 1986) is a South African athlete specialising in the high jump. She is well known for winning the gold at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. Her personal best is 1.93 metres achieved in 2007 in Potchefstroom.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  South Africa
2003 World Youth Championships Sherbrooke, Canada 5th 1.78 m
All-Africa Games Abuja, Nigeria 3rd 1.80 m
Afro-Asian Games Hyderabad, India 5th 1.70 m
2004 World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 10th 1.80 m
2005 African Junior Championships Radès, Tunisia 1st 1.89 m
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 1st 1.91 m
African Championships Bambous, Mauritius NM
2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria 2nd 1.89 m
2008 African Championships Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 1st 1.88 m
2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique 4th 1.75 m
2012 African Championships Porto Novo, Benin 2nd 1.86 m