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Liebenberg grabs another silver for SA

2016-09-15 07:57
Anrune Liebenberg (SASPA)

Cape Town - Anrune Liebenberg took silver for South Africa in the women's T47 400m in a time of 58.88 at the Rio Paralympic Games on Wednesday (Thursday morning SA time).

China’s Lu Li took gold in 58.09, while Sae Tsuji collected bronze for Japan in 1:00.62.

This is Liebenberg’s third Paralympic medal, as she won silver and bronze at the 2012 London Games.

The 23-year-old took South Africa’s medal tally to nine overall with her final race starting on Thursday in the women’s T47 200m race, where she claimed bronze in 2012.

Athletes in action on Thursday, September 15 - Day 8 (All times in SA):


15.52pm Henri Herbst – 100m Freestyle S11 (heats)

00.12am Henri Herbst – 100m Freestyle S11 (finals)

01.36am Henri Herbst – potential medal presentation 100m Freestyle S11

15.45pm Reinhardt Hamman Javelin F38 (final)

15.45pm Zandile Nhlapo Shot Put F34 (final)  

16.45pm Charl du Toit 400m T37 (heats)

17.36pm Reinhardt Hamman – potential medal ceremony - Javelin F38 

17.43pm Louzanne Coetzee 1500m T11 (heats)

22.58pm Chenelle van Zyl Shot Put F35 (final)

23.10pm Ndodomzi Ntutu – 100m T12 (final)

23.15pm Dyan Buis – Long Jump T38 (final)

23.17pm Ntando Mahlangu – 100m T42 (final)

23.33pm Anrune Liebenberg – 200m T47 (heats)

00.08am Ndodomzi Ntutu – potential medal ceremony - 100m T12

00.16am Ntando Mahlangu – potential medal ceremony - 100m T42 

00.40am Chenelle van Zyl – medal ceremony Shot Put F35 

01.30am Dyan Buis – potential medal ceremony - Long Jump T38  

14.30pm Ernst van Dyk – Men’s road race H5 (final)

16.30pm Ernst van Dyk – Men’s road race H5 (potential medal presentation)

17.20pm Justine Asher – Women’s road race H2-4 (final)

20.15pm Justine Asher – Women’s road race H2-4 (potential medal presentation)

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