Abe Geldenhuys

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAbraham Johannes "Abe"•Geldenhuys
Used nameAbe•Geldenhuys
Born20 November 1932 in Kuruman (RSA)
Died17 September 1998 in Cape Town (RSA)
Measurements167 cm / 61 kg
NOC South Africa

Biography

Abe Geldenhuys had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Featherweight (-62.0 kg), Freestyle, 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Featherweight (-62.0 kg), Freestyle.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Summer Olympics Wrestling RSA Abe Geldenhuys
Featherweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) AC
1960 Summer Olympics Wrestling RSA Abe Geldenhuys
Featherweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 7

Special Notes