Johanita Scholtz

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Johanita Scholtz
Personal information
CountrySouth Africa
Born (2000-01-25) 25 January 2000 (age 22)
Cape Town, South Africa
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight57 kg (126 lb)
Women's singles & doubles
Highest ranking152 (WS 26 November 2019)
132 (WD 10 December 2019)
315 (XD 19 January 2017)
Medal record
Women's badminton
Representing  South Africa
African Games
Gold medal – first place 2019 Rabat Women's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Rabat Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Rabat Mixed team
African Championships
Gold medal – first place 2021 Kampala Women's singles
Gold medal – first place 2021 Kampala Women's doubles
Silver medal – second place 2017 Benoni Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Benoni Women's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2021 Kampala Mixed team
BWF profile

Johanita Scholtz (born 25 January 2000) is a South African badminton player.[1] Scholtz won her first senior international title at the 2017 Botswana International tournament.[2] She competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.[3] She was the women's singles gold medalist at the 2019 African Games, also won bronze medals in the team and women's doubles events.[4]

Achievements

African Games

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2019 Ain Chock Indoor Sports Center, Casablanca, Morocco Nigeria Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan 21–19, 21–18 Gold Gold

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Ain Chock Indoor Sports Center,
Casablanca, Morocco
South Africa Megan de Beer Nigeria Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan
Nigeria Uchechukwu Deborah Ukeh
16–21, 13–21 Bronze Bronze

African Championships

Women's singles

Year Venue Opponent Score Result
2021 MTN Arena, Kampala, Uganda Egypt Doha Hany 21–15, 21–11 Gold Gold

Women's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
2017 John Barrable Hall,
Benoni, South Africa
South Africa Sandra le Grange South Africa Michelle Butler-Emmett
South Africa Jennifer Fry
15–21, 20–22 Bronze Bronze
2021 MTN Arena,
Kampala, Uganda
South Africa Amy Ackerman Algeria Mounib Celia
Algeria Tanina Mammeri
23–21, 21–13 Gold Gold

BWF International Challenge/Series (8 titles, 4 runners-up)

Women's singles

Year Tournament Opponent Score Result
2016 Rose Hill International Uganda Bridget Shamim Bangi 7–21, 22–20, 15–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2017 Botswana International Uganda Aisha Nakiyemba 21–10, 21–17 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Botswana International South Africa Megan de Beer 21–11, 21–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2021 Benin International South Africa Deidre Laurens Jordaan 21–11, 21–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2021 Botswana International India Revati Devasthale 21–18, 13–21, 13–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2021 South Africa International South Africa Deidre Laurens Jordaan 21–10, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2018 South Africa International South Africa Lehandre Schoeman South Africa Michelle Butler-Emmett
South Africa Jennifer Fry
21–17, 21–16 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 Botswana International South Africa Megan de Beer South Africa Michelle Butler-Emmett
South Africa Kerry-Lee Harrington
21–18, 22–20 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2019 South Africa International South Africa Megan de Beer Italy Katharina Fink
Italy Yasmine Hamza
21–16, 15–21, 16–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
2021 Botswana International South Africa Amy Ackerman Kazakhstan Kamila Smagulova
Kazakhstan Aisha Zhumabek
21–9, 21–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
2021 South Africa International South Africa Amy Ackerman South Africa Megan de Beer
South Africa Deidre Laurens Jordaan
21–17, 21–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

Mixed doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
2019 Botswana International South Africa Jason Mann South Africa Jarred Elliott
South Africa Megan de Beer
19–21, 14–21 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
  BWF International Challenge tournament
  BWF International Series tournament
  BWF Future Series tournament

References

  1. ^ "Players: Johanita Scholtz". Badminton World Federation. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Nakiyemba wins silver in Botswana Badminton". New Vision. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Participants: Johanita Scholtz". Gold Coast 2018. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Team SA: All our 81 medal winners". TeamSA. 29 August 2019. Retrieved 30 August 2019.

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