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How SA fared at a glance (Monday, 6 August)

Results featuring South Africans in action at the Olympics in London on Monday were:

Athletics

Men’s 800m, Preliminary rounds: Andre Olivier, Heat Seven (lane six)

  • Olivier finished third in his heat in 1min 46.42sec and qualified comfortably for the semi-finals.

Hockey

Women’s Preliminary round, Group B: South Africa vs United States

  • South Africa won 7-0 after leading 4-0 at half-time. Goals were scored by Tarryn Bright (2), Lesle-Ann George, Dirkie Chamberlain, Jen Wilson and Pietie Coetzee (2).

Sailing

Men’s 470 class, Race 7: Asenathi Jim and Roger Hudson

  • Jim and Hudson finished 13th, 2min 05min behind the winners, Great Britain, who covered the course in 58min 26sec.

Men’s 470 class, Race 8: Asenathi Jim and Roger Hudson

  • Jim and Hudson finished 15th, 1min 37min behind the winners, Croatia, who covered the course in 57min 04sec.
  • After eight races Jim and Hudson are placed 27th out of 27, with a net total points of 130. Leaders Australia have a net total of 11 points.

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