Despite financial and transformation challenges facing the sport, Rowing South Africa is winning both on and off the field, thanks to the astute leadership of its President Wimpie du Plessis.
SASCOC’s Operational Excellence Squad includes 12 women athletes as the country plans for even greater success at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympics in Rio.
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.
The wrap on SA women in action at the London 2012 Olympic Games, on Saturday, 28 July, plus the schedule for Sunday 29 July
The University of Johannesburg’s women athletes have contributed to the Joburg institution’s medals tally in the University Sport South Africa championships, at tertiary institutions across the country in July.
Race hots up as disciplines scramble to qualify for London 2012 with less than 200 days remaining