Okkert Brits (born August 22, 1973 in Uitenhage) is a South African athlete competing in the pole vault. His current personal best of 6.03m, set in 1995, is also the African record. He has won numerous medals at international events.
He has competed in the 1996, 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games finishing 7th in 2000. Married to Jane Gillespie in 2003 and father of Sarah Jane Brits, born in 2005