Men's and Women's team lists trimmed to 16 each
South Africa’s Olympic governing body SASCOC announced it's entire Olympic athlete roster, including the 16 men's and 16 women's players that will participate in the hockey tournament. SASCOC announced the team at a glittering function at the Olympic House headquarters while the women's national team was busy at the Investec Cup in London.
Both the men's and women's teams qualified for the Games by winning their Olympc Qualification Tournaments earlier this Spring. The women went undefeated at the qualifier in India, while the men topped the field in Japan. The team lists for London are:
Tarryn Bright, Dirkie Chamberlain, Pietie Coetzee, Bernadette Coston, Sulette Damons, Illse Davids, Lisa-Marie Deetlefs, Lesle-Ann George, Lenise Marais, Marsha Marescia, Mariette Rix, Shelley Russell, Kathleen Taylor, Nicolene Terblanche, Jennifer Wilson, Kate Woods
Andrew Cronje, Timothy Drummond, Ian Haley, Rhett Halkett, Marvin Harper, Julian Hykes, Lance Louw, Lloyd Madsen, Thornton McDade, Lloyd Norris-Jones, Taine Paton, Wade Paton, Erasmus Pieterse, Justin Reid-Ross, Jonathan Robinson, Austin Smith