Participants

Sunette VILJOEN

Sunette VILJOEN
    Athletics
Birth Date:  06 Oct 1983
Place of Birth:  ZAF
Country of birth:  RSA
Age:  34
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  170
Weight (Kg):  72

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Women's Javelin Throw 3 Bronze

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Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's Javelin Throw 2 63.19
2010 Delhi, IND Women's Javelin Throw 1 62.34
2006 Melbourne, AUS Women's Javelin Throw 1 60.72

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's Javelin Throw 2 64.92
2012 London, GBR Women's Javelin Throw 4 64.53
2008 Beijing, CHN Women's Javelin Throw 32 55.58
2004 Athens, GRE Women's Javelin Throw 35 54.45

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2015 Beijing, CHN Women's Javelin Throw 3 65.79
2013 Moscow, RUS Women's Javelin Throw 6 63.58
2011 Daegu, KOR Women's Javelin Throw 3 68.38
2009 Berlin, GER Women's Javelin Throw 18 56.83
2003 Paris, FRA Women's Javelin Throw 7 Gp B 56.78

Hobbies

Fly fishing, deep-sea fishing (spikes.iaaf.org, 14 Sep 2016)


Occupation: Athlete, physical education teacher (iaaf.org, 22 Jul 2009)
Languages spoken: Afrikaans, English
Coach

PERSONAL: Terseus LIEBENERG (iaaf.org, 22 Jul 2009)


Other sports

Played cricket for North West Women and South Africa Women, including four one-day internationals and one test match against India in March 2002. (espncricinfo.com, 20 Mar 2018)


Ambition: To win a third Commonwealth Games title: “The Commonwealth Games is very close to my heart and I take a lot of pride in being the Commonwealth champion.? (athleticsweekly.com, 19 Feb 2017)
Hero: (Javelin thrower) Jan ZELEZNY (CZE) (iaaf.org, 22 Jul 2009)
Influence: Her teacher, Marina HAMILTON, who persuaded her to try javelin. (iaaf.org, 22 Jul 2009)
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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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