Olympic medalists of the modern Summer Olympic Games 1896-2016


South Africa



Summary statistics
Total medals for South Africa: 128
No. of medalists: 105
No. of sports: 10
Total GOLD medals: 32
Total SILVER medals: 46
Total BRONZE medals: 50
 Gold  32 / 128 
 25,0%
 Silver  46 / 128 
 35,9%
 Bronze  50 / 128 
 39,1%

Count of medals by sport
 Sport  Medals count Share (%)
 1)  Athletics  31 
 24,22% 
 2)  Aquatics  27 
 21,09% 
 3)  Boxing  19 
 14,84% 
 4)  Cycling  16 
 12,50% 
 5)  Rugby  12 
 9,38% 
 6)  Tennis  8 
 6,25% 
 7)  Rowing  8 
 6,25% 
 8)  Shooting  5 
 3,91% 
 9)  Triathlon  1 
 0,78% 
 10)  Canoe / Kayak  1 
 0,78% 

GOLD MEDALS
 Sport  Count Share (%)
 1)  Aquatics  9 
 28,13% 
 2)  Athletics  8 
 25,00% 
 3)  Boxing  6 
 18,75% 
 4)  Rowing  4 
 12,50% 
 5)  Tennis  4 
 12,50% 
 6)  Cycling  1 
 3,13% 
SILVER MEDALS
 Sport  Count Share (%)
 1)  Athletics  17 
 36,96% 
 2)  Cycling  9 
 19,57% 
 3)  Aquatics  6 
 13,04% 
 4)  Shooting  5 
 10,87% 
 5)  Boxing  4 
 8,70% 
 6)  Tennis  3 
 6,52% 
 7)  Rowing  2 
 4,35% 
BRONZE MEDALS
 Sport  Count Share (%)
 1)  Aquatics  12 
 24,00% 
 2)  Rugby  12 
 24,00% 
 3)  Boxing  9 
 18,00% 
 4)  Cycling  6 
 12,00% 
 5)  Athletics  6 
 12,00% 
 6)  Rowing  2 
 4,00% 
 7)  Tennis  1 
 2,00% 
 8)  Canoe / Kayak  1 
 2,00% 
 9)  Triathlon  1 
 2,00% 


Medalists ordered by medals count
» show all medalists from South Africa (individual records)

 namecountrymedals countsport
1LE CLOS ChadSouth Africa4Aquatics
2SCHOEMAN RolandSouth Africa3Aquatics
3RUDD Bevil Gordon D´UrbanSouth Africa3Athletics
4HEYNS PenelopeSouth Africa3Aquatics
5WINSLOW Charles LyndhurstSouth Africa3Tennis
6ATKINSON SidneySouth Africa2Athletics
7SEMENYA CasterSouth Africa2Athletics
8ROBINSON Raymond LeonardSouth Africa2Cycling
9SHARDELOW Thomas FrederickSouth Africa2Cycling
10BEKKER Daniel WepenerSouth Africa2Boxing
11VAN DER BURGH CameronSouth Africa2Aquatics
12SWIFT Alfred JamesSouth Africa2Cycling
13KALTENBRUN Henry JustavesSouth Africa2Cycling
14KITSON Harry AustinSouth Africa2Tennis
15SMITH William R.South Africa2Cycling
16CLOETE HestrieSouth Africa2Athletics
17WALKER James R.South Africa2Cycling
18GOOSEN Harry W.South Africa1Cycling
19KRIEL MarianneSouth Africa1Aquatics
20CLARK Marjorie R.South Africa1Athletics
21BRITTAIN MatthewSouth Africa1Rowing
22HUNTER GeorgeSouth Africa1Boxing
23VILJOEN SunetteSouth Africa1Athletics
24HOUGAARD FrancoisSouth Africa1Rugby
25ROBERTS Susan ElizabethSouth Africa1Aquatics
26BODLEY RobertSouth Africa1Shooting
27SMITH William H.South Africa1Boxing
28FERNS LyndonSouth Africa1Aquatics
29STEVENS LawrenceSouth Africa1Boxing
30HARTLEY BridgetteSouth Africa1Canoe / Kayak
31NDLOVU SizweSouth Africa1Rowing
32HARRISON Joan CynthiaSouth Africa1Aquatics
33WALKER ReginaldSouth Africa1Athletics
34BRITTAIN LawrenceSouth Africa1Rowing
35DAVEL HarrySouth Africa1Athletics
36KOK WernerSouth Africa1Rugby
37LOUBSCHER Henry JamesSouth Africa1Boxing
38BUCHANAN Ferdinand Lindley AugustusSouth Africa1Shooting
39SEPENG HezekielSouth Africa1Athletics
40REDFORD Marie E.South Africa1Aquatics
41NEETHLING RykSouth Africa1Aquatics
42PIERCE ErnestSouth Africa1Boxing
43SMITH JohnSouth Africa1Rowing
44ROBB-HASENJÄGER Daphne Lilian EvelynSouth Africa1Athletics
45HEFFERON Charles A.South Africa1Athletics
46KEELING ShaunSouth Africa1Rowing
47ESTMAN GeorgeSouth Africa1Cycling
48OLDFIELD Clarence WinstonSouth Africa1Athletics
49KOLBE CheslinSouth Africa1Rugby
50SAGE DylanSouth Africa1Rugby
51SPENCE Malcolm CliveSouth Africa1Athletics
52HARVEY George HenrySouth Africa1Shooting
53THUGWANE JosiaSouth Africa1Athletics
54RENNIE RhodaSouth Africa1Aquatics
55TOWNSEND DarianSouth Africa1Aquatics
56CARSTENS David DanielSouth Africa1Boxing
57THOMPSON JamesSouth Africa1Rowing
58BRAND Esther CorneliaSouth Africa1Athletics
59MCARTHUR Kennedy KaneSouth Africa1Athletics
60AFRIKA CecilSouth Africa1Rugby
61FOWLER Robert GeraldSouth Africa1Cycling
62OOSTERLAAK JackSouth Africa1Athletics
63SMITH KwaggaSouth Africa1Rugby
64MEYERS WilliamSouth Africa1Boxing
65MORGAN Frederick HenrySouth Africa1Shooting
66PARKIN TerenceSouth Africa1Aquatics
67RUSSELL KathleenSouth Africa1Aquatics
68MULAUDZI MbulaeniSouth Africa1Athletics
69CATTERALL CharlesSouth Africa1Boxing
70TOWEEL William MichaelSouth Africa1Boxing
71GITSHAM Christian W.South Africa1Athletics
72AGABA TimSouth Africa1Rugby
73WALKER Clarence LeonardSouth Africa1Boxing
74SNYMAN PhilipSouth Africa1Rugby
75MEYER ElanaSouth Africa1Athletics
76SMITH DavidSouth Africa1Shooting
77HERBERT LlewellynSouth Africa1Athletics
78VAN DER GOES Frederica JohannaSouth Africa1Aquatics
79CECH DonovanSouth Africa1Rowing
80ARTHUR JohnSouth Africa1Boxing
81NIEMAN Andries C.South Africa1Boxing
82LEWIS RudolphSouth Africa1Cycling
83BROWN KyleSouth Africa1Rugby
84ABERNETHY MoiraSouth Africa1Aquatics
85SPECKMAN RosckoSouth Africa1Rugby
86FERREIRA WayneSouth Africa1Tennis
87RAYMOND LouisSouth Africa1Tennis
88KRUGER FrantzSouth Africa1Athletics
89ISAACS HarrySouth Africa1Boxing
90DI CLEMENTE RamonSouth Africa1Rowing
91SHEPHERD DennisSouth Africa1Boxing
92VAN NIEKERK WaydeSouth Africa1Athletics
93LEISCHING Leonard JohnSouth Africa1Boxing
94DE JONGH JuanSouth Africa1Rugby
95MYBURGH Jeanette EvelynSouth Africa1Aquatics
96SCHOEMAN HenriSouth Africa1Triathlon
97NORVAL PietSouth Africa1Tennis
98MACMASTER CecilSouth Africa1Athletics
99MAAKAL JennySouth Africa1Aquatics
100MOKOENA KhotsoSouth Africa1Athletics
101DREYER GeraldSouth Africa1Boxing
102MANYONGA LuvoSouth Africa1Athletics
103VAN SCHALKWYK Theunis JacobusSouth Africa1Boxing
104GEDULD JustinSouth Africa1Rugby
105MYBURGH Natalie AnnSouth Africa1Aquatics


Multiple medalists
 1)   LE CLOS Chad  4 
 
 2)   WINSLOW Charles Lyndhurst  3 
 
 3)   RUDD Bevil Gordon D´Urban  3 
 
 4)   HEYNS Penelope  3 
 
 5)   SCHOEMAN Roland  3 
 
 6)   KITSON Harry Austin  2 
 
 7)   KALTENBRUN Henry Justaves  2 
 
 8)   SMITH William R.  2 
 
 9)   WALKER James R.  2 
 
 10)   ATKINSON Sidney  2 
 
 11)   ROBINSON Raymond Leonard  2 
 
 12)   SHARDELOW Thomas Frederick  2 
 
 13)   SWIFT Alfred James  2 
 
 14)   BEKKER Daniel Wepener  2 
 
 15)   CLOETE Hestrie  2 
 
 16)   SEMENYA Caster  2 
 
 17)   VAN DER BURGH Cameron  2 
 


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