Hannes Dreyer

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Hannes Dreyer
Medal record
Competitor for  South Africa
Men's athletics
African Championships
Silver medal – second place 2006 Bambous 4x100m relay
Gold medal – first place 2008 Addis Ababa 4x100m relay
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Addis Ababa 100m
Gold medal – first place 2010 Nairobi 4x100m relay
Gold medal – first place 2012 Porto Novo 4x100 m relay
Summer Universiade
Silver medal – second place 2007 Bangkok 4x100 m relay

Johannes "Hannes" Jacobus Gerhardu Dreyer (born 13 January 1985) is a South African sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres.[1]

Dreyer represented South Africa at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He competed at the 4x100 metres relay together with Leigh Julius, Ishmael Kumbane and Thuso Mpuang. In their qualification heat they did not finish due to a mistake in the baton exchange and they were eliminated.[1]


He is a student at the University of Pretoria.[2]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  South Africa
2006 African Championships Bambous, Mauritius 4th 100 m 10.74
2nd 4x100 m relay 39.68
2007 Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 7th (sf) 100 m 10.63
2nd 4x100 m relay 39.20
4th 4x400 m relay 3:06.44
2008 African Championships Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 3rd 100 m 10.24
1st 4x100 m relay 38.75
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 14th (h) 4x100 m relay 39.71
2010 African Championships Nairobi, Kenya 13th (sf) 100 m 10.49
1st 4x100 m relay 39.12
2011 Universiade Shenzhen, China 28th (qf) 100 m 10.63
1st 4x100 m relay 39.25
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 11th (h) 4x100 m relay 38.72
2012 African Championships Porto Novo, Benin 1st 4x100 m relay 39.26

Personal bests[edit]




  1. ^ a b Athlete biography: Hannes Dreyer at the Wayback Machine (archived September 15, 2008), beijing2008.cn, ret: Aug 26, 2008
  2. ^ http://web.up.ac.za/default.asp?ipkCategoryID=9454&articleID=7243 TuksAthletics Retrieved June 25, 2011