Here is the list of sportswomen and men who will have the honour of giving it their best for SA in Rio de Janeiro next month THE South African Olympic team for the Rio de Janeiro Games to be held in Brazil next month was announced on Thursday.An additional 113 athletes were named after the initial 24 listed in May, bringing the total number of participants for the 2016 Games to 137. That is 12 more than the 125 athletes who represented South Africa at the 2012 Olympics in London.In addition to track and field athletes and swimmers‚ SA will be represented in other codes like Sevens rugby‚ men’s and women’s soccer‚ golf‚ badminton‚ judo‚ triathlon‚ rowing and equestrian."There is great excitement around what we are doing now‚" South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (Sascoc) president Gideon Sam said at the announcement of Team SA."It has been a long journey. We made it a point many years ago that this country can be a force to be reckoned with on the world stages of ...

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