Judo in South Africa

South African judo is getting more popular. Judoka Gideon Van Zyl won three African titles. Zack Piontek and Siyabulela Mabulu represented South African at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Zack Piontek, Gideon van Zyl, Henriette Möller and Patrick Trezise were all famous South African judoka. In 2011 the World Junior Championships were organised in Cape Town by the South African Judo Federation. In 2016 the Commonwealth Championships were held in Port Elizabeth.

Judo legends B S G

  • Gideon Van Zyl
  • 223
  • Henriette Möller
  • 331
  • Sally Buckton
  • 211
  • Zack Piontek
  • 120
  • Patrick Trezise
  • 310

Gideon Van Zyl - Super star

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Commonwealth Championships Port ElizabethCWCPort Elizabeth28 Apr 2016
Commonwealth U21 Championships Port ElizabethCWJCPort Elizabeth27 Apr 2016
Commonwealth U18 Championships Port ElizabethITCadPort Elizabeth26 Apr 2016
South Africa Open Port ElizabethITPort Elizabeth6 Jul 2013
World U20 Championships Cape TownWJCCape Town3 Nov 2011

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Eldri Gildenhuys18 Aug 198334 years
Ancel Lupke22 Aug 198532 years
Byron Grobler26 Aug 199819 years
James Seccombe29 Aug 199522 years
Stedon Venter31 Aug 199522 years

Partners

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Result City Date
1Hohhot2 Jul
3Warsaw22 Apr
1Antalya9 Apr
5Düsseldorf26 Feb
1Rio de Janeiro2016