Willem Viljoen South Africa

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

05 Mar 1985

Height

1.82m

Weight

79kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0

Sport Guides

BADMINTON

Willem Viljoen competed in BADMINTON

Did you know?

  • Badminton matches are played over the best of three games.
  • Each game is won by the first player or doubles pair to reach 21 points by a margin of two clear points.
  • All events begin with group stages, followed by a knockout format.
  • With shuttlecock smashes reaching speeds of more than 200mph, badminton has claims to be the world's fastest racquet sport.
  • Since making its Olympic debut in 1992, badminton has been dominated by Asian countries. All 15 medals at the 2008 Olympics went to Asian shuttlers.

Head to Head

Willem Viljoen vs Dorian Lance James

Willem Viljoen

Willem Viljoen South Africa flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

3

Height

1.82m (6'0")

Weight

79kg

Age

30

Dorian Lance James

Dorian Lance James South Africa flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

3

Height

1.69m (5'7")

Weight

87kg

Age

33

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