Seniors Bring Home the Medals from Tunisia!

Seniors Bring Home the Medals from Tunisia!   The South African Senior Wrestling Team brought home 3 medals from the Senior Africa Championships held in Tunisia at the end of March.   Gerlad Meyer (Silver), Armando Hietbrink (Bronze) and Marno Plaatjies (Bronze) showed that hard work and dedication on the practise mat pays dividends on the competition mat. It was a tough competition with 14 African Countries sending their top wrestlers to battle it out for the podium. Gerlad lost a tough final to Guinea-Bissau's Augusto Midana, who competed in the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games, where he finished 7th. Armando beat the Tunisian, Kedidi Imed, in the Repechage match (10 – 2) to win a well-deserved Bronze in his first African Championship. Marno overpowered Victor Rirstman from Nigeria in his Repechage match (11 – 0) to take the Bronze home after a nervous start in his opening...

AFRIKA SENIOR KAMPIOENSKAPPE GRIEKS-ROMEINSE INWEEG.

AFRIKA  SENIOR  KAMPIOENSKAPPE  GRIEKS-ROMEINSE  INWEEG. Zander Geringer het Donderdag 27 Maart 2014 ingeweeg.  Hulle is vier stoeiers, naamlik:  Nommer 1  =  Marokko;  nommer 2  =  Tunisia;  nommer 3  =  Algeria en nommer 4 is Zander Geringer. Die Vroue weeg Vrydag 28 Maart 2014 in. Dit gaan goed met al die Spanlede.  Die stoeiers lyk goed en het gister (Donderdag 27 Maart 2014) hard geoefen. Die SA Ambassadeur gaan Saterdag 29 Maart 2014 en Sondag 30 Maart 2014 by die Stoei Kampioenskappe wees. Span bly in 'n 5-ster Hotel – kos is baie goed en genoeg.  Elke ete is 'n Buffet ete. Weer is bewolk, dit reen en is koel tot koud. Sterkte Zander – hou Suid-Afrika se naam hoog. Voorspoed vir die Vroue wat vanaand gaan...

SUID-AFRIKAANSE SENIOR STOEISPAN NA TUNISIE

Die Suid-Afrikaanse Senior Stoeispan het op Maandag 25 Maart 2014 vertrek na Tunisie om aan die Senior Afrika Stoei Kampioenskappe deel te neem. Die Senior Vrystyl Stoeispan bestaan uit:  0/61kg – Marno Plaatjies (WP);  0/65kg  – Ivan Smith (NG);  0/74kg – Gerald Meyer (NG) en 0/86kg Armando Hietbrink (NG). Die Senior Grieks-Romeinse Stoeispan bestaan uit:  0/75kg  -  Zander Geringer (NG). Die Senior Vroue Stoeispan bestaan uit:  0/55kg  -  Mpho Madi (OG);  0/58kg  -  Jeannie Coetzer  (SG);  0/63kg  -  Zumicke Geringer – (NG). Afrigter vir aldrie bogenoemde Stoeispanne is Mnr Nico Coetzee en die Spanbestuurder is Me Irene Schutte. Beampte is Mnr Charles Villet. Die Grieks-Romeinse Stoeispanne weeg Donderdag 27 Maart 2014 in en stoei op Vrydag 28 Maart...

SA KADET STOEISPAN NA AFRIKA KAMPIOENSKAPPE EN KWALIFISERING VIR OLIMPIESE JEUG SPELE.

SA KADET STOEISPAN NA AFRIKA KAMPIOENSKAPPE EN KWALIFISERING VIR OLIMPIESE JEUG SPELE. MANS  KADET  VRYSTYL  SPAN: 0/42kg   – Ludick  JJ  (Noord-Gauteng). 0/46kg   – van den Berg  Nico  (Mpumalanga)  -  Kwalifiserende Massa. 0/50kg    – van Schalkwyk  Wihan  (Mpumalanga). 0/54kg    – Louw  Reynardt  (Noord-Gauteng)  -  Kwalifiserende Massa. 0/58kg    – Bartlett  Matthew  (Oos-Gauteng). 0/63kg   – Steyn  Elbert  (Limpopo)  -  Kwalifiserende Massa. 0/69kg   – Mac Gregor  Anthony  (Noord-Gauteng). 0/76kg   – Roets  Roedie  (Limpopo)  -  Kwalifiserende Massa. 0/85kg   – Butters  Westley  (Noord-Gauteng). 0/100kg – van Zyl  Henk  (Limpopo)  - ...

SA Senior Wrestlers to Africa for Senior Africa Championships

SA Senior Wrestlers to Africa for Senior Africa Championships The following Wrestlers will be departing on the 25th of March to participate in the 2014 Africa Championships in Tunisia: Ivan Smith, Gerald Meyer, Armando Hietbrink, Zander Geringer, Mpho Madi, Jeannie Coetser & Zumicke Geringer. SAWF Head Coach, Nico Coetzee will be accompanying them and Irene Schutte will be acting as team manager. Mr Charles Villet will be officiating at the championship & will then moving onto Helsinki for the European Championships. Charles is one of only a handful of Olympic Catagory Officials from Africa that can be considered for Brasil 2016 & the Championship in Finland is part of the evaluation process.  We wish the team all the best in Africa – Proud of South African...

SA Cadet and Junior Trials

SA Cadet and Junior Trials Some photos from the trials held in Pretoria – great match between Requir vd Merwe and Reynardt Louw. . ...

FILA WRESTLING RULES – 2014

The FILA President announced the updated International Wrestling Rules (Final Draft and Draft with modifications), Both versions are available on FILA Website and SA Wrestling Website. Kindly take note that further amendments may...

SA SENIOR SPAN NA 2014 AFRIKA KAMPIOENSKAPPE

Vanaf 28-30 Maart 2014 vind die Afrika Senior Stoei Kampioenskappe plaas in Tunisie.   Die Suid-Afrikaanse Stoeifederasie het die volgende stoeiers gekies om aan die bogenoemde Stoei Kampioenskappe te gaan deelneem:   Mans Vrystyl:  Carlo van Wyk;  Marno Plaatjies;  Ivan Smith; Gerald Meyer;  Armando Hietbrink;  Justin van Zyl en Adam Digovithc. Mans  Grieks-Romeins:  Enrico de Koker;  Eshwin Klaasen;  Prechard van Wyk;  Zander Geringer;  Tiaan van der Merwe en Andre Schutte.   Vroue:  Mpho Madi;  Jeannie Coetser en Zumicke Geringer. Beampte:  Mnr Charles Villet. Spanbestuurder:  Me Irene...

WADA PROHIBITED LIST FOR 2014

WADA publishes 2014 Prohibited List  Montreal, September 26, 2013 Following approval by the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Executive Committee on September 11, the 2014 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods is now available. Noteworthy changes to the List, which will come into force on January 1, 2014, include: IN – AND OUT-OF COMPETITION Use of International Non-proprietary Names (INN) With the assistance of the World Health Organisation, the nomenclature of some substances on the List has been updated to International Non-proprietary Names (INN). For ease, however, previous names have been maintained and no substance has been deleted. S1. Anabolic Agents To ensure clarification and accuracy, changes were made to the definitions of “exogenous” and “endogenous” S2. Peptide Hormones, Growth Factors and...
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