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Famous Athletes from South Africa

List of famous athletes from South Africa, listed alphabetically with photos when available. South Africa has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best South African athletes of all time, so if you're a native of South Africa and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from South Africa then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different items, including Louis Tancred and Jeff Coetzee.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest South African athletes?" and "Which athletes are from South Africa?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of South Africa in order to get more information about each one.
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    Abe Bailey 1864

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    Abia Nale 1986

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    Adrian Dale 1968

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    Adrian Jacobs 1980

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    Adrian Kuiper 1959

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    Adrian McLaren 1980

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    Adrian Zaugg 1986

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    AJ Venter 1973

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    Alan Barrow 1955

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    Alan Dawson 1969

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    Alan Kourie 1951

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    Alan Melville 1910

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    Alan Skene 1900

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    Albert Powell 1873

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    Albert Rose-Innes 1868

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