Juan de Jongh

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Date of Birth April 15, 1988
Place of Birth South Africa
Age 32 years old
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Juan Leon de Jongh is a South African rugby union footballer. He was one of the stars of Vodacom WP's ABSA Currie Cup campaign in 2009 and he made his debut against the Sharks. He became the first choice inside centre for the Stormers in the 2010 Super 14 season after the departure of stalwart and captain, Jean de Villiers. He won his first international cap against Wales on 5 June 2010, during this game he also scored his first international try with a scything break through the Welsh midfield, similar to that of his previous try against the Waratahs in the Super 14 semi-final. He was a member of the South African Sevens team that won a bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics. In May 2017 it was announced he would be joining Aviva Premiership side Wasps for the 2017/18 season.

About Juan de Jongh

Rugby union footballer who won bronze as a centre for the South African Sevens team at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He began his professional career with Western Province and was a team captain with the Stormers.

Before Fame

He made his youth debut with the Boland Cavaliers in 2006.

Achievement

He was one of the stars of Vodacom WP's ABSA Currie Cup victory in 2009.

Family Life

He has sisters who are twins.

Associations

He was teammates with Willem Alberts on the South African squad at the 2016 Rugby Championship.

Information related to Juan de Jongh

  • Olympic rugby sevens players of South Africa
  • Olympic bronze medalists for South Africa
  • Sportspeople from Paarl
  • Olympic medalists in rugby sevens
  • South Africa international rugby sevens players
  • Stormers players
  • Western Province (rugby team) players
  • South Africa international rugby union players
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Latest information about Juan de Jongh updated on February 28, 2021.

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