Natalie Du Toit

The Olympian’s eight stars to watch

I always enjoy these kinds of articles because I always learn about a couple of people I have never heard of, but they have high chances of winning an Olympic medal. Here are the Olympian’s eight medal favorites:
1. Lin Dan, China, badminton - Lin Dan is described as the John McEnroe of badminton. [...]

11 years ago

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Natalie du Toit from South Africa will be the first person to compete in both the Olympics and Paralympics after being named on both swimming teams.
Natalie lost her left leg in a car accident in 2001. She qualified for the Beijing Olympics by finishing fourth in the 10 kilometer open water championships.
She won five [...]

Just after qualifying for the Beijing Olympics in the 10 km Open Water swim, Natalie du Toit won the 100 meter freestyle event at the Paralympic world cup.
The South African swimmer lost her leg in a motorcycle accident.
She wore one of the new LZR Racer swimsuits from Speedo.
“My suit is a bit big and I [...]

South African amputee Natalie Du Toit qualified for the Beijing Olympics in the 10 km swim at the Open Water World Championships. It will be the first time the event is held at the Olympics.
Du Toit lost her left leg in a traffic accident in 2001. She finished fourth in the race.
“I have [...]