Photo Credit: Anton Geyser / Team South Africa

The Commonwealth Games are almost at an end, and on Day 9, Team South Africa earned three bronze medals and one silver medal.


Birmingham, South Africa (07 August 2022) – Day nine of the Commonwealth Games was filled with sporting activities, including athletics, boxing, hockey, and wrestling. The athletes earned a further four medals for South Africa.

South Africa currently has seven gold, eight silver and eleven bronze medals at the time of writing this. These new medals were earned by our boxing teams, athletics team and wrestling. These are the winners of medals from Day 9 of the Commonwealth Games.

  • Nicolaas de Lange – Men’s Freestyle 97 kg – Silver
  • Zeney van der Walt – Women’s 400m Hurdles – Bronze
  • Simnikiwe Bongco – Men’s Over 71kg-75kg (Middleweight) – Bronze
  • Phiwokuhle Sbusisiwe Mnguni – Women’s Over 54kg-57kg (Featherweight) – Bronze

We are always so proud of our athletes and can’t wait to see what these final days of competing have in store.

Take a look at Simnikiwe Bongco in action below.

Tomorrow is the final day of the games, so we will do a round-up post sharing all the medals won by Team South Africa. You can follow Team South Africa on Facebook and Twitter to get updates about these events should you not have access to DSTV at the time.

Sources: Commonwealth Games / Team South Africa
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