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PICS: SA Paralympians leave for Rio

2016-08-30 14:29
Ernst van Dyk (Gallo)

Cape Town - The Rio Olympics are a thing of the past, but attention now turns to the 2016 Paralympic Games to be hosted in the same city. 

Members of Team South Africa, which is made up of 45 athletes this year, were given a warm send off at Cape Town International airport on Tuesday at the Western Cape Paralympic Farewell. 

The Paralympic Games will take place from September 7-18. 

We here at Sport24 would like to wish all of our athletes the very best. We'll be supporting you all the way in your quest to bring home the gold!

Here are some of the best pics to emerge from the farewell (Gallo Images). 

 Members of Team South Africa were given a send-off at Cape Town International on Monday ...

Ernst van Dyk - wheelchair racer and hand cyclist.

Zanele Situ - javelin.

More fans ...

Mpumelelo Mhlongo - high jump and sprinting.

Jonathan Ntutu - sprinter.

Hilton Langenhoven - long jump.

Achmat Hassiem - Swimming

Best of luck, guys and girls! Bring home the gold ...

Read more on:    team sa  |  paralympics 2016  |  ernst van dyk
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