Whitebooi Leads Third Team SA Squad for Olympics

by | Jul 4, 2021

2020 gsport Annual List recipient, Michaela Whitebooi leads the third batch of athletes announced by SASCOC to represent Team SA at the Olympics, later in July.

(Scroll down to read the First and Second Team SA Announcements)

The announcement was made live on SABC on Saturday, 3 July 2021, featuring star female athletes across five sporting codes, including – gymnastics, golf, equestrian, judo and aquatics.


The Third Team SA Announcement for the Tokyo Olympic Games:

Naveen Daries
Coach and Management:
Leeland Christian

Ashleigh Buhai
Coaches, Management and Caddy:
Tanya Paterson (caddy)
Johan Swanepoel (caddy)
Nick Cavendish-Pell (caddy)
Joanne Newell (Manager)

Tanya Seymour
Victoria Legendre-Scott
Coaches and Management:
Ingeborg Sanne
Rudolphe Scherer
Colin Scott

Geronay (Michaela) Whitebooi
Coach and Management:
Nikola Filipov

Aquatics – Diving and Open Water Swimming
Michelle Weber
Julia Vincent
Micaela Bouter
Coaches and Management:
Wayne Riddin
Cedric Finch
William Sherritt



The First Team SA Announcement

SASCOC Announces 27 Women in First Batch of Athletes for Tokyo


The Second Team SA Announcement

Schoenmaker Headlines Second Batch of Athletes Announced for Tokyo



Photo 1 Caption: South African judo star, Michaela Whitebooi, will represent the country at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Photo: TuksSport (Twitter)


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