Paralympics 2012

IFP congratulates Du Toit

2012-09-01 14:05
Natalie du Toit (Wessel Oosthuizen)
Johannesburg - The Inkatha Freedom Party congratulated Natalie du Toit on Saturday, the first South African to win a gold medal at the London Paralympic Games.

VIDEO: Natalie du Toit wins gold in the 100m butterfly

"Well done Natalie, you keep making South Africa proud," IFP MP and sport spokesperson Mkhuleko Hlengwa said in a statement.

"You have never disappointed the nation. You always live up to expectations."

Du Toit won the women's 100m butterfly S9 final on Thursday evening.

Having breezed through the heats in the morning, she went on to win the final for the third Games in succession, in 1:09.30.

On Friday, Du Toit finished fourth in the 100m backstroke S9 final.

She will also compete in the 100m backstroke, the 100m breaststroke later in the week and attempt to defend her medals in the 50m, 100m and 400m freestyle races and the 200m individual medley.

NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 

3 sports games you have to watch this weekend

Whether it’s date night or a braai with buddies, plan around these three exciting sporting games!

 
 

Men24.com

Everyday struggles of naturally skinny guys
And this year's Miss Bumbum title goes to...
How to maintain your mo, bro
Hottie of the day: Colette
Vote

Do South Africa's Olympians and Paralympians deserve equal monetary rewards for winning gold, silver and bronze medals in London?

 
 
/Sport
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

Got something you'd like to get off your chest? Got a burning desire to air an opinion? If so, be sure to sign-up on Sport24's FORUM!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.