NY Times article: Day 1: Olympic Swimmer Du Toit Wins Paralympic Gold

AP Photo/Greg Baker
Natalie Du Toit at the WaterCube in Beijing on Sunday. (AP/Greg Baker)
Natalie Du Toit, the South African who won five gold medals at the 2004 Paralympics and who finished 16th in the 20-kilometer open-water swim three weeks ago at the Beijing Olympics, added another Paralympic gold to her collection on Sunday when she won the 100-meter butterfly in her disability class.
Du Toit, who lost her left leg above the knee in a motorcycle crash in 2001, set a world record by finishing in 1 minute 6.74 seconds.

Read the full story here: http://olympics.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/09/07/day-1-olympic-swimmer-du-toit-wins-paralympic-gold/

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