VAN HUYSSTEEN Etienne < Back  
Sport Wrestling - Freestyle, Wrestling - Greco-Roman
CGA South Africa   
Gender Male
Born 11 Feb 1986 in Empangeni, SAF
Height1.90 m
Weight 97 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Occupation Construction Worker
Languages English
Higher education Construction Management - University of Pretoria: Pretoria, RSA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started wrestling in Barbeton, South Africa in 1995.
Club / Team Tuks Wrestling Academy: Pretoria, RSA
Name of coach Nico Cotzee
Coach from what year? 2005
General Interest
Hobbies He enjoys reading and swimming. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning a French Grand Prix event in 2005, as a junior competing in senior competition. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Hero / Idol Lance Armstrong. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Injuries Broken right ankle during Commonwealth Championships in 2009. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto Even in the dictionary, "Hard work" comes before "success". (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Ambitions During his sporting career he wants to win an Olympic medal and after he wants to own his own construction company. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)