Justin Geduld

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Justin Geduld
Full name Justin Gilberto Geduld
Date of birth (1993-10-01) 1 October 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Cape Town, South Africa
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 70 kg (11 st 0 lb; 154 lb)
School Tygerberg High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre
Current team Western Province
Youth Career
2011–2012 Western Province
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014– Western Province 4 (10)
Correct as of 25 October 2014
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013– South Africa Sevens 71 (257)
2013 South Africa Under-20 3 (10)
Correct as of 18 September 2014
Medal record
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Rio de Janeiro Team
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2014 Glasgow Team

Justin Gilberto Geduld (born 1 October, 1993) is a South African rugby union player, currently contracted to SARU as a sevens rugby player, as well as playing domestic rugby union for Western Province.[1][2] His regular position is centre.

He was a member of the South Africa Sevens team that won a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[3]

Career[edit]

Youth[edit]

Geduld represented Western Province at the 2011 Craven Week competition and also played for their Under-19 team in the 2012 Under-19 Provincial Championship competition. Geduld was included in the S.A. Under-20 squad for the 2013 IRB Junior World Championship.[4]

Sevens[edit]

In 2013, Geduld was contracted to play rugby sevens for the South Africa Sevens team. He represented the team in the 2012–13 IRB Sevens World Series and played in tournaments in New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan and Scotland.

Geduld was included in a 12-man squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.[5] He was named in the starting lineup for their first match in Group B of the competition against Spain, with South Africa winning the match 24–0.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SA Rugby Player Profile – Justin Geduld". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 29 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Scoresway Player Profile Justin Geduld". Scoresway. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  3. ^ sport, Guardian (2016-12-11). "England seal Cape Town sevens after South Africa miss final-kick conversion". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2017-10-23. 
  4. ^ "Steenkamp leads powerful SA U20 JWC squad". South African Rugby Union. 25 April 2013. Archived from the original on 6 June 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Rugby Sevens squad for Olympics named". South African Rugby Union. 14 July 2016. Archived from the original on 9 August 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  6. ^ "Men Schedule & Results – Olympic Rugby Sevens (RSA–ESP)". Rio 2016. 9 August 2016. Archived from the original on 9 August 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  7. ^ "Olympic Games Men's Sevens, Match 2". World Rugby. 9 August 2016. Archived from the original on 9 August 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2016.