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20 South African famous athletes
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A former tennis player. She won her first top-level singles title in 1993 in Melbourne, and her second later that year in Tokyo. In 1997 she was ranked No. 3 in WTA ranking.
A 50th captain of the South African national team. Plays in Saracens team. He won World Cup in 2007. He plays as hooker.
A retired tennis player. He won two Australian Opens and reached the semifinals at the French Open and US Open, as well as the quarterfinals of Wimbledon.
A middle distance runner. She won world championship in 2009 in 800m. At 2012 Olympics she won silver medal. After victory in 2009 she had been subjected to gender testing.
A sprinter, who has double below-knee amputations. He also competes with able-bodied athletes. He is several-time Paralympic champion. World vice-champion in 4x100m relay from 2011
A footballer who played as left midfielder. With national team he won two medals at African Nations Cup (1998, 2000). He played in Atletico Madrid and Manchester United.
A swimmer, who is best known for being the only woman in the history of Olympic Games to have won both the 100 m and 200 m breaststroke events - at the 1996 Olympic Games.
A cricketer, who plays in Test and One Day International cricket. He is currently number one ranked Test bowler in the world achieving the 900+ points benchmark.
A golfer. He won nine major championships on the regular tour and six Champions Tour major championship victories.
A former tennis player. At 1992 Olympics he won silver medal with Piet Norval in doubles. He won two Master Series tournaments: in Toronto and in Stuttgart.
A high jumper. He is one of only eight athletes to win world championships at the youth, junior, and senior level of an athletic event. World champion from 2003.
A former high jumper. She won two silver medals at Olympics (2000, 2004) and two gold medals at world championships (2001, 2003).
A professional golfer. A former World No. 1. He won four major championships: twice US open and twice Open Championship. He was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2010.
A middle distance runner. At 2004 Olympics he won silver medal in 800m. In the same discipline he won world championship in 2009.
A retired footballer, defender. Former Lazio and Bolton player. He won African Nations Cup in 1996 and two other medals in this cup (1998, 2000).
A footballer, forward. All-time national team top scorer. In 2004 he won Champions League with FC Porto. He also played in Ajax and Blackburn Rovers.
A rugby player, lock. He was a member of the national team that won the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France in addition to winning two Tri Nations titles in 2004 and 2009.
A swimmer. In 2004 he won three medals at Olympics: gold in 4x100m freestyle, silver in 100m freestyle and bronze in 50m freestyle. He also won three world championships in career.
A professional boxer nicknamed 'White Buffalo'. He gained 48 wins in boxing. In 2009 he won WBF heavyweight title. He lost his fights with Wladimir Klitschko and Lennox Lewis.
A former racing driver. In 1979 driving Ferrari he won Formula One world championship. He was also F1 vice-champion from 1977. In his career he won 10 races.
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