7 Wrestling Medals for SA Greco-Roman Cadets at Africa

South Africa is proud of the Greco-Roman Cadet Wrestling team (Ages 15, 16 and 17) who gave all they had to win 7 medals at the Africa Cadet Wrestling Championships in Alexandria, Egypt. Unfortunately no gold but Jason Beukes, Roedie Roets and Henk van Zyl came close by reaching the finals and getting Silwer.

Here are the individual results:

  • 0/46kg – Jason Beukes – Silver
  • 0/54kg – Theyman Jongbloed – Bronze
  • 0/58kg – Marnus van Rooyen – Bronze
  • 0/63kg – Cameron Nel – 4th (Very gutsy performance)
  • 0/69kg – Roedie Roets – Silver
  • 0/76kg – Johan Eybers – Bronze
  • 0/85kg – Wesley Butters – Bronze
  • 0/100kg – Henk van Zyl – Silver

The Team came second overall.