Okkert Brits

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Okkert Brits (born 22 August 1973, in Uitenhage) is a former South African track and field athlete who specialised in the pole vault. He was the silver medallist at the World Championships in Athletics in 2003. He was a four-time champion at the African Championships in Athletics and twice champion at the All-Africa Games. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Okkert Brits has received more than 40,147 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Okkert Brits is the 2,184th most popular athlete (down from 1,662nd in 2019), the 254th most popular biography from South Africa and the 16th most popular South African Athlete.

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Among athletes, Okkert Brits ranks 2,184 out of 3,055Before her are Kjeld Nuis, Carlos Pérez, Ruslan Nurudinov, Orlando Ortega, Stéphanie Possamaï, and Yuliya Chermoshanskaya. After her are Maurice Smith, Markéta Davidová, Yevgeny Lukyanenko, Ellen Hoog, Katharina Molitor, and Chen Wei-ling.

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Among people born in 1973, Okkert Brits ranks 842Before her are Dana Snyder, Andrew Haigh, Yasushi Fukunaga, Tomoaki Kuno, Satoru Kobayashi, and Shanice. After her are Naoki Hiraoka, Lee Westwood, Cyd Gray, Gretchen Wilson, Ryuji Tabuchi, and Tomoaki Matsukawa.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Okkert Brits ranks 254 out of 312Before her are Lance Davids (1985), Thulani Serero (1990), Natalie Grandin (1981), Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (1989), Natalie du Toit (1984), and Andre Arendse (1967). After her are Julius Malema (1981), Theuns Jordaan (1971), Nasief Morris (1981), Siboniso Gaxa (1984), Moeneeb Josephs (1980), and Shu-Aib Walters (1981).

Among ATHLETES In South Africa

Among athletes born in South Africa, Okkert Brits ranks 16Before her are Zola Budd (1966), Josia Thugwane (1971), Elana Meyer (1966), Hestrie Cloete (1978), Frantz Kruger (1975), and Mbulaeni Mulaudzi (1980). After her are Luvo Manyonga (1991), Jacques Freitag (1982), Sunette Viljoen (1983), Karin Melis Mey (1983), L. J. van Zyl (1985), and Akani Simbine (1993).