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Team to watch:
The men’s lightweight rowing four could be the surprise stars for Team South Africa. They compete in their semifinal on Tuesday and are looking for a place in the final.
The IOC for allowing “Issy the Oarful” to compete. Hamadou Djibo Issaka is probably the worst competitor at London 2012. He finished almost 90 seconds behind the winner in his single skulls event – the rower from Niger only took up the sport three months ago.
Riding with royalty:
One of the opponents of South African Alex Peternell in the eventing competition is Zara Phillips, daughter of Princess Anne and wife of former England rugby player Mike Tindall.
The media room has about 70 television sets showing the action from all the events, but the normally very accommodating staff were not prepared to tune even one to the Sharks victory over the Stormers on Saturday – where are their priorities?
Gideon Louw: Men’s 100m freestyle heats 11.13am. Semifinals (if qualified) from 8.30pm
Graeme Moore: Men’s 100m freestyle heats 11.16am. Semifinals (if qualified) from 8.30pm
SA team 4x200m freestyle relay: Heats 12:02pm. Final (if qualified) 9.51pm
Chad le Clos: Men’s 200m butterfly final 8.49pm
Alex Peternell: Eventing jumping qualifier from 11:30am. Jumping final (if qualified) from 3.30pm
Women’s team New Zealand v South Africa, Pool match, 11.45am
South Africa team: Men’s lightweight four semi-finals 1:50pm
Japan v Banyana, Pool match, 3.30pm
Dorian James, Willem Viljoen: Men’s doubles group 9.52pm.