DAY 11 - Highlights of all the SA athletes in Rio

DAY 11 - Highlights of all the SA athletes in Rio

Events and results for Day 11 of the Rio Olympics.

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Basketball Women

The Opals (Cayla George, Laura Hodges, Erin Phillips, Stephanie Talbot) had a battle on their hands with Serbia from the first tip off. The lead continually changed throughout the game with the Opals coming up short losing 71-73 and have been eliminated from the tournament.

Cycling – Track

Annette Edmondson went into the last event of the Omnium in 4th place but wasn’t able to improve her position in the Points Race to finish the event 8th position overall.  Matthew Glaetzer finished in 10th position in the Men’s Keirin after narrowly missing the Final.

Diving

Grant Nel finished 15th in the Semi-final of the 3m Springboard competition and did not progress to the final round.

Still to come:

Chelsea Jaench will compete in the Women’s Long Jump from 9.35am (local time) today.

Olympic Games Schedule & Results - SASI Athletes

SPORT

EVENT

ATHLETE/S

ROUND

OPPOSITION

RESULT

Basketball

Women

Cayla George

Laura Hodge

Erin Phillips

Stephanie Talbot

Quarter-final

Serbia

Loss 71-73

Cycling - Track

Women's Omnium

Annette Edmondson

500m Time Trial


1st


Women's Omnium

Annette Edmondson

Flying Lap


2nd


Women's Omnium

Annette Edmondson

25km Points Race


10th (Overall placing 8th)


Men’s Keirin

Matthew Glaetzer

7-12 Race


10th

Diving

3m Springboard Men

Grant Nel

Semi-final


15th

did not progress

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