Participants

Werner KOK

Werner KOK
    Rugby Sevens
Birth Date:  17 Jan 1993
Age:  25
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  180
Weight (Kg):  92

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
RUG Rugby Sevens Men 4

Werner KOK - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sat, 14 Apr 12:05
Men Pool Round - Pool A
South Africa
43
Malaysia
0
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 18:37
Men Pool Round - Pool A
South Africa
52
Papua New Guinea
0
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 22:17
Men Pool Round - Pool A
South Africa
26
Scotland
5
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 12:05
Men Semifinal
South Africa
19
Fiji
24
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 14:17
Bronze Medal Event Men Bronze Medal Match
England
21
South Africa
14
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
Year Location Rank
2014 Glasgow, SCO 1

Olympic Games
Year Location Rank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 3

World Series
Year Location Rank
2016/17 Various 1
2015/16 Various 2
2014/15 Various 2
2013/14 Various 2
2012/13 Various 2

Occupation: Athlete (Twitter, 9 Oct 2017)
Languages spoken: Afrikaans, English
Coach

NATIONAL: Neil POWELL (RSA) (sarfu.org.za, 7 Oct 2017)


Injuries

Ruptured anterior cruciate ligament (knee) in December 2015 and missed the entire 2015/16 World Series. Returned to competition for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (sportsdaily.co.za, 10 Dec 2015; worldrugby.org, 2016; sabc.co.za, 12 Jun 2016)


National team: 2013 at the London Sevens
Ambition: “I think the path is towards 15-a-side, but my heart is still with the sevens for another year. I think my goal is to play at the (Tokyo) Olympics in 2020. I’ll see going forward, I have nothing to lose.? (iol.co.za, 28 Sep 2017)
Memorable: Winning the 2013 South Africa Sevens at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, the weekend following Nelson MANDELA’S death. “It was a very tough tournament, but we actually just stuck in there - I will never forget that day.? (World Rugby YouTube, 10 Dec 2015)
Hero: “I look up to (fellow player) Cecil AFRIKA (RSA), that he actually makes his own space and buys so much time for himself, that it never looks like he is in danger.? (World Rugby YouTube, 10 Dec 2015)
Additional information

AWARDS
World Sevens Player of the Year in 2015. (worldrugby.org, 31 Jul 2016)


Social Media

Legend

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

Rugby Sevens Latest Medals

LabelPoweredBy