It’s with pleasure to announce that South Africa is doing incredibly great at the 2018 Australian Commonwealth Games. Just yesterday (10 April), one of SA’s athletic greats, Caster Semenya raced and smashed her first major 1500m title. So far, we have a total of 21 medals. Read on.
Commonwealth Games 2018
South Africa is currently on position five on the medals table at the 2018 Australian Commonwealth Games with a total of 21 medals.
The South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) was coy about a specific medals target prior to departure for the competition. However, President Gideon Sam said the team would target a fifth place overall.
So far, South Africa won the following medals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games:
Gold: 9 Medals
Silver: 6 Medals
Bronze: 6 Medals
Among others, Caster Semenya broke a national record at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. The athlete raced and won her first major 1500m title which left South Africa celebrating.
A list of SA Commonwealth Games Winners 2018
Below is a full list of South African medal winners at the 2018 Commonwealth games in Australia. (Results updated 11 April 2018).
Gold medal winners
Henri Schoeman – men’s triathlon
Tatjana Schoenmaker – women’s 200m breaststroke
Chad le Clos – men’s 200m butterfly
Chad le Clos – men’s 50m butterfly
Cameron van der Burgh – men’s 50m breaststroke
Tatjana Schoenmaker – women’s 100m breaststroke
Chad le Clos – men’s 100m butterfly
Akani Simbine – men’s 100m
Caster Semenya – women’s 1500m
Silver medal winners
Chad le Clos – men’s 100m freestyle Esme Kruger, Nicolene Neal, Johanna Snyman and Elma Davis – women’s fours lawn bowls Dylan Buis – men’s T38 100m Christian Sadie – men’s S6 50m freestyle Henricho Bruintjies – men’s 100m Brad Tandy – men’s 50 freestyle
Bronze medal winners
Ryan Coetzee – men’s 50m butterfly Cameron van der Burgh – men’s 100m breaststroke Colleen Piketh – women’s singles lawn bowls Mona Pretorius – women’s 63kg weightlifting Charl Du Toit – men’s T38 100m (WR time) Team South Africa – men’s 4 x 100m medley relay