How Team SA fared on Friday in Morocco - TeamSA

How Team SA fared on Friday

Team SA started the day with 77 medals at the African Games and they won 10 on the day to finish the Games in Rabat and Casablanca with a final tally of 87 medals.

There were gold medals on the day from canoeing’s men’s and women’s K2 200m, Esti van Tonder and Chrisjan Coetzee, athletics’ Mpho Links, a silver from the men’s 4x400m and Ischke Senekal (athletics) and bronze medals from athletics’ Anaso Jobodwana, Breyton Poole and Meike Strydom.

Click here to see who has won medals for Team SA at these African Games.

See how Team SA fared on Friday:

Men’s Team Recurve, Bronze Medal Match: Team SA lost to Algeria 5-3.
Women’s Individual Recurve, Bronze Medal Match: Catharina Whitehead lost to Amal Adam (Egypt) 7-3.

Women’s 400m Hurdles, Final: Zeney van der Walt finished fourth in 57.67 and Wenda Nel placed sixth in 58.01.
Men’s 200m, Final: Anaso Jobodwana picked up the bronze medal with a time of 20.56, with gold going to Zambia’s Sydney Siame in 20.35.
Men’s High Jump, Final: Mpho Links claimed the gold medal with a leap of 2.20m, while Breyton Poole collected the bronze medal with 2.15m.
Men’s 4x400m Relay, Final: Team SA finished with the silver medal in 3:03.18, behind Botswana who clocked 3:02.55.
Women’s 4x400m Relay, Final: Team SA finished fifth behind Nigeria, with a time of 3:41.17.
Women’s Shot Put, Final: Ischke Senekal (16.18m) and Meike Strydom (14.64m) picked up Team SA’s last two medals at the Games.

Men’s K1 200m, heat: Chrisjan Coetzee won his race in 37.683 to qualify for the final.
Final: Coetzee took the gold medal in 34.091, ahead of K1 500m champion Mohamed Mrabet in 35.700.
Men’s K2, 200m, heat: Chrisjan Coetzee and Jarryd Gibson won their race in 34.175 to qualify for the final.
Final: Coetzee and Gibson won the gold medal in 31.926, ahead of Egypt’s Mahrani and Ahmed in 33.563.
Women’s K1, 200m, final: Esti van Tonder took the gold medal in 42.180, ahead of Tunisia’sKhaoula Sassi (44.060).
Women’s K2, 200m, final: Donna Hutton and Bridgitte Hartley won the gold medal in 40.647.

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