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
  • Geronay Whitebooi
  • 111
  • Unelle Snyman
  • 220

Gideon Van Zyl - Super star

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
African Championships Cape TownAfCCape Town25 Apr 2019
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

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Charmaine Van Schalkwyk15 Oct 198732 years
Khanya Thamae16 Oct 200019 years
Arend Laing16 Oct 199722 years
Katja Lang19 Oct 200118 years
Gert Gouws19 Oct 199128 years