Elanza Jordaan Wins Boccia Gold at Toyota SASAPD Champs

Western Province athlete Elanza Jordaan pictured with her gold medal after her podium topping finish at the BC3 Boccia event, at the 2021 Toyota SASAPD National Championships which concluded in Gqeberha, Eastern Cape. Photo: Elanza Jordaan (FB)

Elanza Jordaan wins Boccia gold and Arina Nicolaisen sets new 1500m (T38) African record as women para athletes end the Toyota SASAPD National Champs in Gqeberha with one world record, five African records and a host of national marks.

World Record for Maria Combrink

Para-athlete Maria Combrink, a single leg amputee, secured a new World Record in the women’s F64 shot-put event with a massive 11.15 metre heave on the closing day of the Toyota SASAPD National Championship in Gqeberha. Unfortunately due to a curtailed programme at this years’ Paralympics, Combrink’s class does not have a medal event at the Paralympic Games, and she can’t qualify for a rare South African entry to the world stage. Photo: SASAPD

Champion para-athlete, Maria Combrink, has smashed the previous best in the women’s F64 shot-put event to set a new World Record at the Toyota SASAPD National Champs in Gqeberha

World Record for Simone Kruger at ASA Champs

New women’s world record holder in discus (F38), Simone Kruger, threw a distance of 34.53m on Day 3 of the Sizwe Medical Fund ASA Senior Track and Field Championships in Tshwane on Saturday, 17 April, 2021. Photo: Andries Kruger / ASA

World record for teenage para-athlete, Simone Kruger, who threw a distance of 34.53m to win in discus (F38) on Day 3 of the Sizwe Medical Fund ASA Senior Track and Field Championships in Tshwane on Saturday

Mr Price Sport Signs Four-Year Kit Deal with Team SA

SA Olympians (from left) Chad le Clos, Henri Schoeman, Bridgette Hartley and Tyrone Pillay turned out in a selection of the Mr Price Sport’s Maxed Elite apparel, that Team SA will wear at the Tokyo Games, after a multi-year and -Games sponsorship agreement between SASCOC and Mr Price. Photo: Supplied

Mr Price Sport together with South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee announce a multi-year, multi-Games partnership, which will make the sportswear retailer the official apparel sponsor of Team South Africa.

Top 10 Para Sports Stars to Watch

In our second GSPORT TOP 10 List of 2021, we showcase ten of best South African Para Sport stars, and share three top success tips to succeed in sport! #gsportTop10

Yané van der Merwe Focusses on Paralympic Participation

Tokyo Paralympic Games hopeful Yané van der Merwe has shifted her attention from Javelin and Shotput to focus on Discus, as it is the only discipline open to her at the Games. Photo: Supplied

Talented student athlete, Yané van der Merwe, shifts focus from javelin to shotput as she eyes an opportunity to represent SA at the Tokyo Paralympics. She chats about her passion for sport and drawing inspiration from wheelchair tennis champion, Kgothatso Montjane.

The Evolution of Natalie du Toit

An athlete of such acclaim that one cannot imagine a successor in title, SA sporting heroine Natalie du Toit says she wants to be a champion once more – this time in business.

Wimbledon Debutant Kg Montjane: I am a Sponsor’s Dream

4-times Swiss Open champ Kgothatso Montjane is no flash in the pan, and it’s remarkable to hear a sporting professional of her calibre saying, “My greatest ambition is to be able to make an impact in society and be a good role model.”