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Mbulaeni Mulaudzi

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMbulaeni Tongai•Mulaudzi
Used nameMbulaeni•Mulaudzi
Born8 September 1980 in Muduluni (RSA)
Died24 October 2014 in Johannesburg (RSA)
Measurements171 cm / 62 kg
AffiliationsVaal Techikon
NOC(s) South Africa

Biography

Mbulaeni Muladuzi was an 800-metre runner who won three major international titles, taking the 2002 Commonwealth Games, the 2004 World Indoors, and the 2009 World Championships. In both 2006-07 he had the fastest time in the world on the 800 year list. Muladuzi added silver medals at the 2004 Olympics and the 2006 and 2008 World Indoor Championships, and won bronze medals at the 2003 World Championships and the 2006 World Cup. He died quite young from a car accident.

Personal Best: 800 – 1:42.86 (2009).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
2004 Summer Olympics Athletics 800 metres, Men Olympic 2 Silver RSA Mbulaeni Mulaudzi
2008 Summer Olympics Athletics 800 metres, Men Olympic 6 h2 r2/3 RSA Mbulaeni Mulaudzi

Other participations

Games Role Details
2004 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony

Special Notes