Talented student-athlete, Yané van der Merwe, reveals the obstacles para-athletes face and the need for investment in disability sports with the Paralympic Games in less than six months’ time.
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
The delayed Tokyo Olympic Games is scheduled to take place from Friday, 23 July to Sunday, 8 August 2021. Photo: Pixabay
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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 […]
Carol Manana was barely out of high school when she got her first break in sports broadcasting. A few years down the line, she has built a solid reputation […]