Du Toit, Bouwer Qualify for SA Paralympic Team

  0 Braden Keith | June 20th, 2012 | International, News

The South African Olympic Committee has named its 10-swimmer roster for the 2012 Paralympics in London. This is one of the more high-profile Olympic Teams, with several World Record holders. That includes Natalie du Toit, the holder of 9 World Records in the S10 Classification. She is one of the top open water swimmers in South Africa, and competed at the Olympic Qualifier in Setubal, Portugal two weeks ago.

Other big names in this lineup include Charl Bouwer and Kevin Paul. Paul is a rising star in IPC swimming, and is the defending Paralympic Champion in the S9 100 breaststroke, swimming a 1:08.58 at the 2008 Games

Renette Bloem
Charl Bouwer
Natalie du Toit
Emily Gray
Achmat Hassiem
Hendri Herbst
Marike Naude
Kevin Paul
Shireen Sapiro
Tadhg Slattery

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