Sunette VILJOEN

Sunette VILJOEN - South Africa - Silver medal at 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 05 June 2016

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Thursday, 06 October 1983
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • South Africa
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Sunette VILJOEN - South Africa - Silver medal at 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Twelve years after her Olympic debut (2004 35th, 2008 33rd and 4th in 2012) Sunette finally

was rewarded with a silver medal for all her efforts. The bronze medalist at the 2015

World Championships she had won gold medals at two Commonwealth Games and four

African Championships, but his was her best result on the global stage.

Her best ever throw was back in 2012 at New York (69.35m)

 


2016 Olympic Games  Rio de Janeiro.


Women's javelin final.


 1.     Sara Kolak     Croatia       66.18m    NR
 2.     Sunette Viljoen     South Africa
      64.92

 3.     Barbora Špotáková     Czech Republic
      64.80

 4.     Maria Andrejczyk     Poland
      64.78

 5.     Tatsiana Khaladovich     Belarus
      64.60

 6.     Kathryn Mitchell     Australia
      64.36

 7.     Lu Huihui     China
      64.04
  SB
 8.     Christina Obergföll     Germany
      62.92