SA Olympic Team announced

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July 14, 2016
SA Olympic Team announced

Wayde is going for gold

Wayde, Caster and Blitzbokke lead gold medal charge.

Sascoc chief executive Tubby Reddy was named as the chef de mission for Team SA.

“Congratulations to all athletes who have had the honour to be selected as part of Team South Africa and compete in this prestigious sporting event,” he said.

“We’re confident that the team is the crème de la crème of sporting talent, with most of them having represented the country in international sporting events previously.

“We therefore wish them well and as the Olympic body we will rally behind you all the way. Do the country proud and go well.

The Team South Africa for the 2016 Olympics:

Aquatics

Women

Diving: Julia Vincent

Marathon swim: Michelle Weber, Chad Ho

Men

Chad le Clos, Jarred Crous, Dylan Bosch, Calvyn Justus, Cameron van der Burgh, Sebastien Rousseau, Michael Meyer, Christopher Reid, Matthew Meyer, Myles Brown, Bradley Tandy, Douglas Erasmus

Managers/Coaches: Shawn Adriaanse, Graham Hill, Dean Price, Cedric Finch, Igor Omeltchenko, William Sherritt, Alasdair Hatfield

Athletics

Women (marathon): Irvette Van Zyl, Christine Kalmer, Lebo Phalula

Men (marathon): Lusapho April, Sibusiso Mzima, Lungile Gongqa

Women

Carina Horn, Alyssa Conley, Tsholofelo Thipe, Justine Palframan, Caster Semenya, Wenda Nel, Dominique Scott, Lynique Prinsloo, Sunette Viljoen, Anel Oosthuizen

Men

Akani Simbine, Henricho Bruintjies, Tlotliso Leotlela, Clarence Munyai, Anaso Jobodwana, Wayde van Niekerk, Jacob Rozani, Rynhardt van Rensburg, Elroy Gelant, Stephen Mokoka, Antonio Alkana, Lindsay Hanekom, Louis van Zyl, Le Roux Hamman, Ruswahl Samaai, Luvo Manyonga, Stefan Brits, Khotso Mokoena, Rocco van Rooyen, Willem Coertzen, Lebogang Shange, Wayne Snyman, Marc Mundell

Badminton

Men

Jacob Maliekal

Manager/Coach: Chris Dedman

Canoeing

Women

Bridgitte Hartley

Manager/Coach: Craig Mustard

Cycling

Women: An-Li Kachelhoffer, Ashleigh Moolman- Pasio

Men

Daryl Impey, Louis Meintjes, Kyle Dodd, Alan Hatherly, James Reid

Manager/Coach/Mechanics: Brett Coates, Jonnathan Chislett, Carl Pasio, Douglas Ryder, JP Jacobs, Gary Blem

Equestarian

Women

Tanya Seymour

Manager/Coach: Ingeborg Sanne

Groom: Kirsty Taylor

Football

Women

Roxanne Barker, Amanda Dlamini, Andile Dlamini, Refiloe Jane, Bambanani Mbane, Mamello Makhabane, Stephanie Malherbe, Noko Matlou, Sanah Mollo, Robyn Moodaly, Linda Motlhalo, Octavia Nogwanya, Nompumelelo Nyandeni, Lebohang Ramalepe, Jermaine Seoposenwe, Leandra Smeda, Janine Van Wyk, Nothando Vilakazi

Managers/Coaches: Barney Kujane, Vera Pauw, Desiree Ellis, Francis Chansa, Shilene Margaret Booysen

Men

Jody February, Itumeleng Khune, Ishmael Mngonyama, Rivaldo Coetzee, Abbubaker Mobara, Mothobi Mvala, Erick Mathoho, Tebogo Moerane, Tercious Malepe, Gift Motupa, Maphosa Modiba, Deolin Mekoa, Phumlani Ntshangase, Keagan Dolly, Tyroane Sandows, Lebogang Mothiba, Menzi Masuka, Tashreeq Morris

Managers/Coaches: Levy Ramajoe, Owen da Gama, Thabo Senong, Predikumar Bhaktawer, Simone Conley

Golf

Women

Paula Reto, Ashleigh Simon

Men

Brandon Stone, Jaco van Zyl

Manager/Coach: Gary Player

Gymnastics

Men’s Artistic Gymnastics

Ryan Patterson

Manager/Coach: Jonathan Okada

Judo

Men

Zack Piontek

Manager/Coach: Nikola Filipov

Rowing

Women

Kirsten McCann, Kate Christowitz, Ursula Grobler, Lee-Ann Persse

Men

James Thompson, John Smith, Shaun Keeling, Lawrence Brittain, Jake Green, David Hunt, Vincent Breet, Jonathan Smith

Manager/Coach: Roger Barrow, Andrew Grant, Paul Jackson

Rugby Sevens

Dylan Sage, Philip Snyman, Tim Agaba, Kwagga Smith, Werner Kok, Kyle Brown, Cheslin Kolbe, Rosko Specman, Justin Geduld, Cecil Afrika, Seabelo Senatla, Juan De Jongh

Manager/Coach: Ashley Evert, Neil Powell, Renfred Dazel, Alan Temple-Jones

Sailing

Stefano Marcia, Asenathi Jim, Roger Hudson

Manager/Coach: Brevan Thompson

Triathlon 

Women

Gillian Sanders, Mari Rabie

Men

Richard Murray, Henri Schoeman

Manager/Coach: Kate Roberts, Lindsey Parry

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