- Weber wins SA’s final gold medal of African Champs
- Tough going in Tongyeong for SA’s Radford
- Double gold for Venter as SA medal count reaches 59
- Winning start for Ellis as Banyana beat Egypt
- Skhosana’s promise to take SA even further forward
- It’s 50 medals for SA at African Championships
- Top-ranked Williams does the double
- Championship records for Brown and relay team
- Gobel grabs share of the lead at Kyalami
- Interim coach Ellis looks to take Banyana even further
Fifth spot for Heinrich Barnes
- Updated: February 15, 2011
OPEX programme wrestler Heinrich Barnes placed fifth in the annual Dave Schultz Memorial competition in Colorado Springs, California.
Barnes, silver medallist in last year’s Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India, won three bouts and lost two.
In his first bout he beat Pedro Soto Cordero of Puerto Rico, winning 3-0 and 5-2.
He then beat Canada’s Ryan Lue in three rounds, 0-3 4-0 7-1. Then followed a 6-1 3-1 win over America’s Phillip Simpson.
His last two fights ended in defeat to Kohei Fujimoto of Japan (0-1 5-5) and Chase Pami of the United States 5-2 2-2 3-2.