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CHAIT Gadi Athlete
CLEMENT Brendon Athlete
CONRADIE Lucy Team Official
CORFE Melissa Athlete
CRONJE Candice Athlete
CROY Ricardo Athlete
CUNNINGHAM Natalie Team Official
CUPIDO Stephen Athlete
DE VRIES Ruan Athlete
DIERING William Athlete
DOUBELL Stacey Athlete
DUBASI Lucky Thamsanqa Athlete

CHAIT Gadi
First Name Last Name Gender
Gadi Chait Male
Sport Cycling
Event/s Track Cycling
Match Sprint
Kieren
WeightClass/Playing Position Junior
Personal Best 200m Flying 11.1 Sec
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2004
2004
Central Gauteng Provincial Championships
Central Gauteng Provincial Championships
South African Championships
Elite Sprint - 1st; 1500m - 1st
Elite Sprint - 1st; Kieren - 1st
1500m - 1st; Junior Match Sprint
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 National Colours South African Tri National Junior Squad ( South Africa, Russia & Australia )
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Nickname - " Captain Big Legs ".
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Jessie Owens

CLEMENT Brendon
First Name Last Name Gender
Brendon Clement Male
Sport Athletics
Event/s 100m
200m
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 100m - 10.52 Sec
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2002
South African Championships - 100m & 200m
South African Championships - Long Jump & 200m
2nd & 3rd
2nd & 3rd
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 Zone 6 Games 0/19 100m 2nd
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Nov - Dec 2004 Commonwealth Youth Games, Bendigo, Australia
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
To develop my talents
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Michael Johnson

CORFE Melissa
First Name Last Name Gender
Melissa Corfe Female
Sport Swimming
Event/s 200m Backstroke
400m Freestyle
800 + 1500 Freestyle
WeightClass/Playing Position s a open womens top seed and national record holder
Personal Best 200m Backstroke 2:13.86
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2002
2003
2004
2003
I S F Gymnasiade Caen France
World Championships Barcelona
7th S W R African Nationals Morrocco
World Cup Durban 200m Backstroke
2 Silver 1 Bronze
17th
9 Golds
1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2004
199-2002
Top S A Female Swimmer At Nationals
Top S A Female Swimmer At Nationals
Rep S A Junior Squad Vs Brazill
1st
1st
Top Female Swimmer
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
April 2005
2005
S A Nationals
World Cup Events
Other Interesting Information
Age group reorcds held - 14, Open Womens national records 6
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Enjoyed water sports and lifesaving when I was 7 y.o., decided to train with my current coach
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Janet Evans

CRONJE Candice
First Name Last Name Gender
Candice Cronje Female
Sport Gymnastics
Event/s Uneven Bars
Floor
Vault
Beam
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best S A National Championships
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
S A National Gymnastics Games Level 7
S A National Gymnastics Games Level 8
S A National Gymnastics Games Level 10
S A National Gymnastics Games Junior Olympic
S A National Gymnastics Games Junior Olympic
1st
1st
1st
1st
1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2000
2003
2004
Zone 6 Namibia
Leverkussen Cup German
S O G I P A Cup Brazil
1st
19th
1st
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Sep 2004
Dec 2004
S A National Gymnastics Games Cape Town
Aprican Championships Senegal
Other Interesting Information
Peter Cronje (Uncle) Sprinkbok Rugby 1970 - 1974 Kwa-Zulu Natal Colours Athletics; Reading; Family and Friends
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
My Mother
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Suetlana Khorkina

CROY Ricardo
First Name Last Name Gender
Ricardo Croy Male
Sport Rugby 7's
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position Flyhalf
Personal Best South African Schools
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 South African Schools
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire

CUPIDO Stephen
First Name Last Name Gender
Stephen Cupido Male
Sport Weightlifting
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position 69 Kg
Personal Best 235 Kg
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2003
2003
S A Senior Championships
S A Junior Championships
S A Senior Championships
1st
1st
1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Oct 2004
Nov 2004
S A Junior Championships
W P Junior Chmapionships
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Weighltifting is my passion
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Pyros Dimas from Greece

DE VRIES Ruan
First Name Last Name Gender
Ruan De Vries Male
Sport Athletics
Event/s 110m Hurdles
100m
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 14.13 & 10.46
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2004
World Youth Championships
World Junior Championships

9th
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2004
Provincial Champion, 2nd Nationals
Provincial Schools Champion - 100 & 110m Hurdles
National Schools Champion - 110m Hurdle
A S A National Junior Champion - 110m Hurdle
1st
1st
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
2004
2005
Commonwealth Youth Games, Bendigo, Australia
World Championship Students
Other Interesting Information
South African Schools 110m Hurdle Record; Provincial 110m Hurdle Record
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
2000 Olympic Games
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire

DIERING William
First Name Last Name Gender
William Diering Male
Sport Swimming
Event/s 100m + 200m Breaststroke
200m + 400m Indivudal Medley
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
S A Nationals 400m Individual Medley
S A Nationals 200m Breaststroke

Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Terence Parkin

DOUBELL Stacey
First Name Last Name Gender
Stacey Doubell Female
Sport Badminton
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2003
2004
2004
South African Under 17 Championships Singles
South African Under 17 Championship Doubles
South African Under 19 Championship Singles
South African Under 19 Championship Mixed Double
1
1
2
1
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2002
2003
2004
2004
South African Under 17
South African Under 17
South African Under 19 Squad For Games
W P Under 19 Team



Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
9th Nov 2004
1st Oct 2004
South African Senior Championships
Wp Category 1 Seniors
Other Interesting Information
Besides badminton, I play hockey and enjoy all sports. Played WP cricket Under 19 for 1002 - 2003. Injuries include knee ligament damage. My nickname is "Shorty".
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
I love sport and I especially love badminton. I think I have been given a talent and I want to take it to the max!
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Jaques Kallis - South African Cricket player.

DUBASI Lucky Thamsanqa
First Name Last Name Gender
Lucky Thamsanqa Dubasi Male
Sport Boxing
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position 57kg
Personal Best South African Champion
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2001
2002
2003
2004
Eastern Cape Championships
Eastern Cape Championships
South African Championships
South African Championships
Bronze
Bronze
Gold
Lost 1/4
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 Zone 6 Games D N T C
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
My father inspired me to take up boxing and has since been encouraging me.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Oscar de la Hoya

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