Team SA enter the Olympic Stadium at the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games in the Olympic Stadium, with national flagbearer Caster Semenya leading the way. Photo: Wessel Oosthuizen / SA Sports Picture Agency

Results featuring South African women in action on Saturday, 28 July, at the London 2012 Olympic Games:

Badminton: Women’s doubles, Group C, pool stage: Michelle Edwards and Annari Viljoen vs Je Ha and MJ Kim (South Korea). Edwards and Viljoen lost 21-8 21-7 in a match that lasted 23 minutes and in which the Koreans used their strong serves to dominate.

Football: Banyana Banyana vs Canada South Africa went down 3-0 to Canada in their Group D match in Coventry after trailing 1-0 at halftime.

Rowing: Women’s pair: Naydene Smith and Lee-Ann Persse finished their heat in fourth behind Australia, in 7min 14.31sec. THey advanced to the repechage.

Swimming: Women’s 400m Individual Medley: Kathryn Meaklim finished sixth in her heat (4:43.46) to be placed 16th overall.


SA in action (Sun, 29 July):

10h00: Cycling: Women’s road race, Robyn de Groot, Ashleigh Moolman and Joanna van de Winkel

08h52: Women’s Doubles Badminton, Group C, pool stage: Michelle Edwards and Annari Viljoen vs Leanne Choo and Renuga Veeran (Australia)

10h46: Swimming: 100m breaststroke. Suzaan van Biljon (heat 3)

11h31: Swimming: 400m freestyle. Wendy Trott (heat 3)

16h00: Hockey: SA vs Argentina, Group B preliminary round

 19h50: Swimming: 100m breaststroke, semi-finals

20h18: Swimming: 400m freestyle, final