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 21 June: Charl du Toit, South African Double Paralympic & World Champion

South African Charl du Toit (above left) is a reigning double World and Paralympic sprint champion.  Competing in the T37 class for athletes with cerebral palsy he won gold at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio in the 100m and 400m and a year later he added the 200m and 400m titles at the IPC World Athletics Championships in London.  In April he set a new world record for the T37 100m of 11.35 seconds at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.  Planet Sport's Tom Ellis (above right) caught up with Charl at the Commonwealth Games in April to find out more about this exceptional athlete and his life, career and faith.

 

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