Team South Africa Release 34 name for Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Team South Africa Release 34 name for Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

A group of 34 South African competitors has been affirmed for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, remarkably its littlest crew taken to the Games since 1992. Competitors are set to contend in seven games - sports, bows and arrows, cycling, equestrian, swimming, table tennis and wheelchair tennis.

The authority group declaration was made on SABC TV. Leon Fleiser was additionally named the Chef de Mission for the Paralympic group.

"It's a significant privilege a lot for me," said Fleiser.

"From a calculated sense things have been working out in a good way and we are invigorated at the possibility of going to Tokyo and doing the nation pleased.

"The competitors start things out and with the group support staff we have, we are wanting to make it a critical encounter for them."

Team South Africa Paralympics Squad

Ntando Mahlangu, Charl du Toit, Dyan Buis, Reinhardt Hamman, Kerwin Noemdo, Mpumelelo Mhlongo, Tebogo Mofokeng, Tyrone Pillay, Daniel du Plessis, Puseletso Michael Mabote, Ndodomzi Ntutu, Anrune Weyers, Sheryl James, Simone Kruger, Ntombizanele Situ, Louzanne Coetzee, Johanna Pretorius, Liezel Gouws

Coaches/management: Cornelia (Lappies) Swanepoel, Suzanne Ferreira, Daniel Damon, Cathy Lansberg, Kempen Clause, Badenhorst Erasmus

ARCHERY

Shaun Anderson, Philip Coates-Palgrave

Coach/manager: Barbara Manning

CYCLING

Nicholas Pieter du Preez, Ernst van Dyk, Toni Mould

Coaches/management: Elrick Kulsen, Pieter Jansen, Gillian Evans, Walter Lutch

EQUESTRIAN

Philippa Johnson-Dwyer, Cayla van der Walt

Coaches/management: Ingeborg Sanne, Chris Hazen, Robyn van Lijsdonk, Trisha Bell

SWIMMING

Christian Sadie, Hendrik van der Merwe, Katherine Swanepoel, Alani Ferreira

Coaches/management: Theo Verster, Keith Jansen

TABLE TENNIS

Theo Cogill

Coach/manager: Anver Lyners

WHEELCHAIR TENNIS

Kgothatso Montjane, Mariska Venter, Eliphas Maripa, Leon Els

Coaches/management: Gerald Stoffberg, Saidi Moruame