Johannes Jacobus Strydom, better known as Hannes Strydom, born 13 July 1965 in Welkom, Free State), is a former South African rugby union player who played for the South Africa national rugby union team between 1993 and 1997. He went to school at Pearson High School in Port Elizabeth and the A field is named after him.

He played as lock (1,98 m and 114 kg).

He played for Golden Lions in the South African provincial Currie Cup.

He won the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

He is now a pharmacist in Pretoria.




He played his first test match for the Springboks on 3 July 1993 against France (lost 18–17).



(as of 31 December 2005)

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In 2003 he was inducted into the University of Pretoria Sport Hall of fame.[1]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 1 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Hall of fame Retrieved 25 June 2011

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