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After day 4 of the Commonwealth Games, South Africa’s medal count has hit double digits, and our amazing athletes have earned 12 medals.

 

Birmingham, United Kingdom (02 August 2022) – After yesterday’s events, South Africa’s medal count is up to 12. This is fantastic news and places us 5th on the overall medal list.

South Africa currently has 5 gold, 3 silver and 4 bronze medals at the time of writing this. We are in absolute awe of our incredible athletes!

  • Pieter Coetze – Aquatics – Swimming and Para Swimming – Men’s 50m Backstroke – Silver
  • Charne Griesel – Judo – Women -52 kg – Bronze
  • Michaela Whitebooi – Judo – Women -48 kg – Gold
  • Christian Sadie – Aquatics – Swimming and Para Swimming – Men’s 50m Freestyle S7 – Bronze
  • Erin Gallagher – Aquatics – Swimming and Para Swimming – Women’s 50m Butterfly – Silver
  • Caitlin Rooskrantz – Gymnastics – Artistic – Women’s Uneven Bars – Bronze

The Commonwealth Games were founded in the 1930s and have been a benchmark for athletes wanting to compete on an international stage. The games are held every four years, and 11 countries are invited to compete.

Take a look at some of our winning moments from Day 4 below.

Charne Griesel earned a Bronze in the 52kg Judo event yesterday.

Michaela Witbooi earned a Gold in the 48kg Judo event. Take a look at her podium moment below.

Caitlin Rooskrantz earned herself a bronze for the Women’s Uneven Bars event!

These are just some of the incredible athletic moments by our proudly South African team. Stay tuned for more!

If you are not able to watch any of the Commonwealth Games on TV, you can catch all the winning moments via Team South Africa’s Facebook page here. For all things Good Things Guy, check out all our Commonwealth Games articles here – we will update all the exciting things happening at the games.


Sources: Team South Africa
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