Paralympic Games

Yané van der Merwe Focusses on Paralympic Participation

Yané van der Merwe Focusses on Paralympic Participation

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

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.

Liebenberg Medals on Final Night

Anrune Liebenberg ended the Paralympic Games for women athletes on a high note when she won silver in the 400m T46 Final. It was Liebenberg’s second medal in London after winning bronze in the 200m T46 Final.

More Paralympic Gold for Natalie?

More Paralympic Gold for Natalie?

All eyes will be on Natalie du Toit, winner of five gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, as Team South Africa arrive in London for the 2012 Paralympic Games. The South African team of 62 includes 19 women athletes, including two more medal winners from 2008, athlete Ilse Hayes and swimmer Shireen Sapiro.

Overcoming Hurdles and Winning Medals

Last year, the South African Paralympic team was the toast of Beijing after breaking nine World records and eight Paralympic records and finishing 6th on the gold medals table. Overall […]

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