Chester Williams Bio

Chester Williams Bio

Chester Williams was a South African rugby union player. He is the winger of South African World Cup rugby. He died on September 6 at the age of 49.

Quick Wiki / Biography
Birth Date August 8, 1970
Birth Place Paarl, South Africa
Death Date September 6, 2019
Age 49 years
Profession rugby player
Wife Maria Robson
Children Chloe Williams, Matthew Williams
Height 1.74 m
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Chester Williams Biography

In 2002, He released his controversial authorized biography, simply titled Chester, in which he claimed that he was shunned by some of his teammates in the 1995 Springbok squad and was called racist names by James Small, though he later clarified, When we were together as a team, the team spirit was good.

We partied together, we had fun together, we stuck by one another. Those other things happened while we were playing against one another in the Currie Cup or domestic competitions. But that’s in the past now. We have all moved on and everybody’s happy.

Chester Williams Wife, Children

Williams is survived by his wife Maria. The couple was married on May 2002. They had three children together Williams step-son who was seven during the 1995 World Cup Ryan as well as twins Chloe and Matthew.

Coaching career

He was selected as the coach of the South African sevens team that won bronze at the 2002 Commonwealth Games and ended runners up in the World Sevens Series. He remained sevens coach until 2003.

Chester Williams Death Cause

Williams has died from a heart attack at the age of 49, South Africa Rugby has announced.

Williams was the only black player in the Springboks squad as they claimed the world title in 1995. He scored four tries against Western Samoa in the quarter-finals before tasting glory in the final win over New Zealand.

His death comes after just two months after a fellow member of the 1995 South African team James Small passed away from a heart attack.

Williams was part of Springbok 1995 Rugby World Cup-winning squad and played 27 Tests between 1993 and 2000, scoring 14 tries in that time.

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