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. Watch the Judo for the World video about South Africa.

Judo legends B S G

  • Gideon Van Zyl
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  • Henriette Möller
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  • Sally Buckton
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  • Geronay Whitebooi
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  • Unelle Snyman
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Gideon Van Zyl - Super star

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Unelle Snyman
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  • Geronay Whitebooi
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Latest videos

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
Wade Hanekom5 Jun 199426 years
Lerato Sentso9 Jun 199723 years
Matthew Chase9 Jun 199327 years
Michiel Josias Prinsloo10 Jun 199327 years
Paul Young11 Jun 198040 years