Cape Town - South African swimming star Nathalie
du Toit bowed out with a silver medal in her final race before retiring
as she was beaten into second place in the women's 100m S9 freestyle at
the London Paralympics.
Du Toit bade farewell with 13 Paralympic gold medals to her name, including three won in the Aquatics Centre in east London.
at the turn, the South African swam the two lengths in 1:03.45 and was
beaten by Australia's Ellie Cole, who clocked 1:02.77.
Sarai Gascon of Spain took the bronze in a time of 1:03.62.