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Schalk Booysen

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameSchalk David•Booysen
Used nameSchalk•Booysen
Born22 August 1927 in Pretoria (RSA)
Died1 May 2011 in Pretoria (RSA)
NOC South Africa


Schalk Booysen finished seventh in the 1950 British Empire Games 880 yards. In the 1950 British Empire Games 440 yards he was eliminated in the heats.

Personal Bests: 200 – 21.4 (1952); 400 – 47.2y (1951).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Athletics RSA Schalk Booysen
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 4 h3 r2/4
400 metres, Men (Olympic) 4 h12 r1/4
4 × 400 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) South Africa DNS

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
1952 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony RSA Schalk Booysen