CWG: SA swimmers shine

By Andy Rice 7 October 2010

Team South Africa's swimmers had a glorious day at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. Natalie du Toit won her second gold of the competition, taking home the S9 100m freestyle title, a feat followed shortly by Chad le Cros also winning his second gold - for the 400m individual medley. Riaan Schoeman took bronze in the same event, and Wendy Trott rounded off the swimmers' accomplishments by winning silver in the 800m freestyle.  Read more: News24


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