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HADEBE Nonjabulo Eira Team Official
HAMMAN Richard Athlete
HATTINGH Ernst Athlete
HOWELL Brent Athlete
JACOBS Rohan Athlete
JACOBS Unathi Athlete
JACOBS Terry Athlete
JULIUS Regan Athlete
JULIUS Raymond Team Official
JUNSEN V RENSBURG Fanie Athlete

HAMMAN Richard
First Name Last Name Gender
Richard Hamman Male
Sport Weightlifting
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
2003
African Junior Championships
S A Senior Champiosnhips
S A Junior Chmapionships

1st
1st
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

HATTINGH Ernst
First Name Last Name Gender
Ernst Hattingh Male
Sport Athletics
Event/s 200m
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 21.63 Sec
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
U S S A S A National Championships (200m)
A S A National Championships (200m)
1st
2nd
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
200m Zone V I Games ( Under 21 ) Maputo, Mozambique
200m Cossaka Schools Tournament, Maseru, Lesotho
4th
4th
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Mother was a sprinter & took part in National Championships in the 1960's; sister is a provincial netball player, South African Championships 2004 & previous years. I also play rugby (left wing) & enjoy computer games, music and socialising with friends.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Inspiration of National & Olympic athletes. Also inspired by my coach Riana Raath.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Frankie Fredericks (Namibia)

HOWELL Brent
First Name Last Name Gender
Brent Howell Male
Sport Athletics
Event/s Pole Vault
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 4.90
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2001
2002
2003
2004
2004
South African School Under 15 ( Height 3.90 )
South African School Under 17 ( Height 3.90 ) & South African Youth Championships ( Height 3.90 )
South African School Beter South Africa Under 17 Record From 4.45 To 4.70; South African Youth Championships ( Height 4.30 ); & South African Juniors ( Height 4.60 )
South African School Beter South Africa Under 19 Record From 4.71 To 4.75
South African Juniors - Height Of 4.90
1st
2nd & 3rd
1st, 1st & 2nd
1st
1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2001
2002
2003
2004
2004
Northern Freestate At South African Schools
Northern Freestate At South African Schools & Freestate Colors At South African Youth
Western Province At South African Schools & Western Province At South African Youth, South African Juniors & South African Seniors
Western Province At South African Schools, Western Province At South African Youth
Western Province At South African Juniors & South African Seniors
1st
2nd & 3rd
1st, 1st, 2nd & N / H
1st & 1st
1st & N / H
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
November 2004 Commonwealth Youth Games, Bendigo, Australia
Other Interesting Information
South African Schools Under 17 Record 4.70; South African Schools Under 19 Record 4.75; Brent enjoys scuba diving and skateboarding and has never had a bad fall or injury during his entire pole vault career.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Family sport - Brent's father, who is now his coach, also vaulted and his uncle was the Under 17 South African Champ in 1984.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Sergei Bubka

JACOBS Rohan
First Name Last Name Gender
Rohan Jacobs Male
Sport Swimming
Event/s 200m Backstroke/fly/individual Medley
400m Individual Medley
100m Fly/backstroke
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2004
2004
2004
World Cup 400m Individual Medley
S A Nationals 400m Individual Medley
S A Short Course Nationals 200 Individual Medley
S A Short Course Nationals 200m Backstroke
5th
3rd
3rd
3rd
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2000
2001
2002
Pacific Schools Games Australia
S A Junior Team Brazil
S A Junior Team Brazil


Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
2004
2004
2005
World Cup
Commonwelath Youth Games
S A Senior Nationals
Other Interesting Information
Nickname - Casper, Short coruse age group record, 100m Individual Medley & 12-15 200m fly
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sister
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Michael Phelps, Lance Armstrong

JACOBS Unathi
First Name Last Name Gender
Unathi Jacobs Male
Sport Boxing
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position 69kg
Personal Best Zone 6 Games ( Gold Medal )
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2002
2003
2004
2004
South African Championships, Capetown
South African Championship, Mpumalonga
Zone 6 Games, Mozambique
World Championshisp, Korea
Gold Medal
Silver
Gold
N / A
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
2004
Zone 6 Games, Mozambique
World Junior Championships, Korea
4 Nations Games, Swaziland
Gold
N / A
Gold
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Nov - Dec Commonwealth Youth Games, Bendigo, Australia
Other Interesting Information
I am a good boxer and really like my sport. Sometimes I watch boxing videos to feed my mind as to what I'm doing . I've never had injuries in boxing. My nickname is "Rock".
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
I will become a world champion, and then after that I will go and help other clubs to get the equipment they need.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
World Heavy Weight Champion Lennox Lewis because he is a gentleman and I would like to follow in his footsteps.

JACOBS Terry
First Name Last Name Gender
Terry Jacobs Male
Sport Rugby 7's
Event/s E
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
1999
2002
2004
2003
Under 13 Craven Week ( W P )
Under 16 Western Province Regionals
Under 18 Western Province Craven Week
Under 17 Boland Athletics - 100m & 200m



Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 Under 18 South African Academy
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Under 17 Boland Athletics - 100m record holder - 10.7 sec. My nickname is "Twinkle Toes"
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Chester Williams & Breyton Paulse
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Rupeni Caucaunibuca & Doug Howlett

JULIUS Regan
First Name Last Name Gender
Regan Julius Male
Sport Athletics
Event/s Track & Field
Long Jump
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 7.68m
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2003
2004
2004
A S A Gold Medalist - Youth
Finalist 1 A A F Youth Champs
A S A Bronze Medallist - Juniors
Zone Six Silver Medalist - Juniors
1st

3rd
2nd
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2004
I A A F Youth Championships - Canada
Zone Six Games - Mozambique

2nd
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Provincial Long Jump record; Provincial College's Record. Father (Raymond) is National Track & Field Coach.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
For the love of the sport. My father is a main source of inspiration.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Mike Powell, Ivan Pedroso, Godfrey Khotso Mokoena

JUNSEN V RENSBURG Fanie
First Name Last Name Gender
Fanie Junsen V Rensburg Male
Sport Athletics
Event/s High Jump
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 2.15
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
2004
Zone 6 Games
South African Schools
South African Juniors
1st
1st
2
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
Free State Provincial
South African Team Zone 6 Games
1st
1st
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Hold the record for the Zone 6 Games 2.15m
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Like the feeling of competing against yourself.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Stephen Holm

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