Schoenmaker Headlines Second Batch of Athletes Announced for Tokyo

by | Jun 25, 2021

2019 Momentum gsport Awards Ministerial Recognition of Excellence recipient, Tatjana Schoenmaker, leads the second batch of athletes announced by SASCOC to represent Team SA at the Olympics, with less than a month to go to the prestigious Games in Tokyo.

The announcement, which was made live on SABC on Thursday evening, features representatives across 10 sporting codes, namely – athletics, cycling, rowing, sailing, sevens rugby, skateboarding, surfing, swimming, triathlon and waterpolo, with women featuring in all but athletics, cycling, rowing, sailing and sevens rugby.

The qualification process is still ongoing for some sports, and ends on 29 June 2021. More names are expected to be released after that date.

 

Click here to view the first batch of athletes announced for Tokyo

 

Women Athletes Announced in the Second Team SA Squad:

Waterpolo:
Amica Hallenndorff
Shakira January
Meghan Maartens
Chloé Meecham
Georgie Moir
Boati Motau
Hannah Muller
Daniela Passoni
Megan Sileno
Ashleigh Vaughn
Jordan Wedderburn
Kelsey White
Reserve: Yanah Gerber
Coaches and management:
Candice Williams
Delaine Mentor
Duncan Woods

Swimming:
Tatjana Schoenmaker
Kaylene Corbett
Emma Chelius
Erin Gallagher
Women’s 4x100m medley relay:
Mariella Venter
Tatjana Schoenmaker
Erin Gallagher
Aimee Canny
Artistic swimming
Laura Strugnell
Clarissa Johnston
Coaches and management
Vicky Drinkwater

Skateboarding:
Melissa Williams
Boipelo Awuah
Coaches and management:
Wendy Gila

Triathlon:
Gillian Sanders
Simone Ackermann
Coaches and management:
Kate Murray
Lyndsey Parry

 

Photo 1 Caption: 2019 Momentum gsport Awards Ministerial Recognition of Excellence recipient, Tatjana Schoenmaker, leads the second batch of athletes announced by SASCOC to represent Team SA at the Olympics, with less than a month to go to the prestigious Games in Tokyo. Photo: Tatjana Schoenmaker (Twitter)

 

With editing by gsport

 

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