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South African para-athlete Anrune Weyers
South African para-athlete Anrune Weyers
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Saturday, 4 September

  • 02:30 - Athletics: Women's Javelin F54 - Zanele Situ finished 5th in the final, with a best throw of 16.22m
  • 04:28 - Athletics: Men's 200m T64 heats - Mpumelelo Mhlongo smashes his own world record with a time of 22.81, finishes 2nd (mixed). 
  • 04:52 - Athletics: Women's 200m T47 heats - Anrune Weyers wins her heat in 25.62.
  • 12:35 - Athletics: Women's discus F38 - Simone Kruger finished with with a best throw of 31.51m.
  • 12:44 - Athletics: Men's shot put F63 - Tyrone Pillay finished eighth with a best throw of 11.94m.
  • 12:50 - Athletics: Women's 200m T47 final - Anrure Weyers finishes fourth in a time of 25.51.
  • 13:15 - Athletics: Men's 200m T64 final - Mpumelelo Mhlongo finishes fifth in 22.86.
  • 23:50 - Women's Marathon - Louzanne Coetzee - BRONZE - Report

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05 Sep 2021

Tokyo bid a colourful farewell to the Paralympics after 12 days of stereotype-defying, record-shattering performances despite a year-long delay.
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03 Sep 2021

Sports minister Nathi Mthethwa hailed teen star Ntando Mahlangu on picking up his second Paralympic gold medal at the Tokyo Games.
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03 Sep 2021

Team SA's schedule for Saturday, 4 September:
Team SA's schedule for Saturday, 4 September:

03 Sep 2021

South Africa's Ntando Mahlangu claimed his second gold medal of the Tokyo Paralympics on Friday, winning the 200m in the T61 category.

Mahlangu, the world record holder in the event, cruised home in a time of 23.59 ahead of Great Britain's Richard Whitehead in second and Ali Lacin of Germany in third.

<p>South Africa's <strong>Ntando Mahlangu </strong>claimed his&nbsp;second&nbsp;gold medal of the Tokyo Paralympics on Friday, winning the 200m in the T61 category. </p><p>Mahlangu, the world record holder in the event, cruised home in a time of 23.59 ahead of Great Britain's <strong>Richard Whitehead </strong>in second and <strong>Ali Lacin</strong> of Germany in third.</p>
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02 Sep 2021

Team SA's schedule for Friday, 3 September:

<p>Team SA's schedule for Friday, 3 September:</p><p></p>

02 Sep 2021

South African para-cyclist Toni Mould finished eighth in the women's Road Race T1-2 final in a time of 1:52:17.

01 Sep 2021

Team SA schedule for Thursday, 2 September:
Team SA schedule for Thursday, 2 September:

01 Sep 2021

South Africa's Pieter du Preez says his emotional gold at the Tokyo Paralympics was "nothing short of a miracle" as he inspires in Japan 
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01 Sep 2021

In the Women's 100m T37 heats, South Africa's Sheryl James finished third with a lifetime best of 13.58

James, who won bronze medal in the 400m T37, has qualified for Thursday's final.

01 Sep 2021

Currently under way is the men's long jump T64 final with Mpumelelo Mhlongo competing

01 Sep 2021

South Africa's Christian Sadie finished fifth in the men's 100m breaststroke SB7 final with a time of 1:24.49.

01 Sep 2021

In action, at 10:00 SA time, is Christian Sadie in the men's 100m breaststroke SB7 final.

01 Sep 2021

South Africa nearly medalled this morning in the men's shot put F46 as Kerwin Noemdo threw an African record 15.65m to finish 4th in the final.

"It was tough but we knew from the set. The goal was to get a PB, which would've put me in the medals, but it's my first games," said Noemdo.

"I can't get too upset so back to the drawing board and hopefully, in three years I'll be able to get on the podium."

31 Aug 2021

South African wheelchair tennis star Kgothatso Montjane is hoping to bounce back from a disappointing and tough Tokyo Paralympics at next month's US Open.
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31 Aug 2021

Team SA's schedule for Wednesday, 1 September:
Team SA's schedule for Wednesday, 1 September:

31 Aug 2021

South Africa para-athlete Sheryl James won bronze in the women's 400m T37 final on Tuesday at the Olympic Stadium.
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31 Aug 2021

South Africa win BRONZE courtesy of Sheryl James in the women's 400m T37 final.

James races to a personal best of 1:03.82 to finish third as China's Fenfen Jiang takes gold in 1:01.36

Meanwhile, SA's Liezel Gouws finishes fifth in 1:06.85

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