Jacobus Gerhardus Marthinus van Zyl

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Jacobus Gerhardus Marthinus van Zyl

Also Known As: "Buurman", "Kolonel"
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Birthplace: Plaas Driekop, Kenhardt, Benede Oranje, Northern Cape, South Africa
Death: Died
Cause of death: Heart Attack
Occupation: Rugby coach - Northern Transvaal, Colonal in Army
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About Jacobus Gerhardus Marthinus van Zyl

Buurman van Zyl was also a fantastic athlete and was a member of the Olympic Team for South Africa as "Spiesgooier" javelin in 1936. He was a world wide renowned rugby coach, administrator and served for 15 years as vice president for the SA Rugby Board and 27 years as member of the international Rugby board.

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Jacobus Gerhardus Marthinus van Zyl's Timeline

1915
October 9, 1915
Kenhardt, Benede Oranje, Northern Cape, South Africa
1982
January 22, 1982
Age 66