Tag: paralympics 2012

  • UK charity donates wheelchairs to athletes at “technology-driven” Paralympics

    UK charity donates wheelchairs to athletes at “technology-driven” Paralympics

    By Phoebe Thomson, 2K Plus International Sports Media With Oscar Pistorius’ shocking defeat in the men’s T44 200 metre race on Sunday night came an upsurge of interest in the technical side of the Paralympics, namely – do longer blades give the runner an advantage? Although Pistorius has always insisted that changing blades will not…

  • Golden girl Natalie swims her own race

    Golden girl Natalie swims her own race

    By Rich Cline , 2K Plus International Sports Media One of the stars of the 2012 Paralympics is South African swimmer Natalie du Toit, 28, who has already won gold here in London in the women’s S9 100-meter butterfly. This was her 11th Paralympic gold, and she still has several events to come. Du Toit…