Rikenette Steenkamp

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Rikenette Steenkamp
Medal record
Women's athletics
Representing  South Africa
African Championships
Gold medal – first place 2014 Marrakesh 100 m hurdles

Rikenette Steenkamp (born 16 October 1992) is a South African track and field athlete who competes in the 100 metres hurdles. Her personal best is 13.16 seconds, set in 2014 while winning the gold medal at the 2014 African Championships in Athletics.[1] She represented Africa at the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup, taking fifth, and competed for South Africa at the 2009 World Youth Championships in Athletics.[2]

She attended Hoërskool Menlopark before going on to study sports science at the University of Pretoria.[3] Steenkamp missed the 2015 season as a result of a hamstring injury.[4]

She is a three-time national champion of the South African Athletics Championships.[5]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2009 World Youth Championships Bressanone, Italy 8th (sf) 100 m hurdles (76.2 cm) 13.61
2014 African Championships Marrakesh, Morocco 1st 100 m hurdles 13.26
IAAF Continental Cup Marrakesh, Morocco 5th 100 m hurdles 13.161
2018 African Championships Asaba, Nigeria 2nd 100 m hurdles 13.18

1Representing Africa


  1. ^ Mulkeen, Jon (2014-08-11). More gold medals and records for Okagbare and Bourrada at African Championships. IAAF. Retrieved on 2016-07-09.
  2. ^ Rikenette Steenkamp. IAAF. Retrieved on 2016-07-09.
  3. ^ Rikenette Steenkamp. Varsity Sports. Retrieved on 2016-07-09.
  4. ^ Rikenette Steenkamp’s injury healing on course. Obzeva (2015-05-03). Retrieved on 2016-07-09.
  5. ^ Rikenette Steenkamp. All-Athletics. Retrieved on 2016-07-09.

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