The national youth and junior teams closed out their dominant showing on Wednesday by finishing top of the medals table at the CAA African U18 and U20 Championships in Ndolo, Zambia.
The South African squad added 14 medals to their tally, including seven gold, on the fifth and final day of competition.
They completed their campaign with a total of 66 medals (33 gold, 19 silver and 14 bronze), earning more podium places than any other country at the continental showpiece.
In the U20 age group on Wednesday, Wernich van Rensburg and Anje Nel secured titles in the men's and women's 400m hurdles finals, while Johandre Pienaar took the top step on the podium in the men's javelin throw.
In the U18 category, Tumi Ramokgopa added the 400m hurdles title to the gold she won in the 100m hurdles earlier at the continental championships, while Matodzi Ndou charged to victory in the boys 400m hurdles, Zak Naude won the boys discus throw and Cara Smith showed her versatility by winning the girls heptathlon.
Aside from Ramokgopa, two other SA athletes earned double gold in individual events, with Ashley Erasmus winning the U20 women's shot put and discus throw events, and Alicia Khunou taking the U18 girls shot put and discus throw.
Temoso Masikane also produced a standout performance, breaking his own national U18 record in the long jump with a leap of 8.06m to claim the gold medal in his event.