Anrune Weyers has won Team SA’s first medal of the Tokyo Paralympics.
Weyers won gold in the women’s 400m (T47) final in 56.05 seconds.
5Hers was not the only medal for Team SA, as Ntando Mahlangu won the country’s second medal of with a final leap of 7.17m in the men’s T63 long jump
Mahlangu won gold but also set a world record in the T61 category.
WORLD RECORD! Ntando Mahlangu has broken the men's T61 long jump world record with a leap of 7.02m. That leaves him 2nd in the T63 final after 1 of 6 jumps#TeamSA #Tokyo2020
— Team South Africa (@TeamSA2024) August 28, 2021
In Other News – Manchester City 5 – 0 Arsenal
Ten-man Arsenal was completely outplayed by Manchester City as they slumped to the bottom of the Premier League.
It is the first time since 1954 that the Gunners have lost their three opening games of the league season and this match was effectively over by half-time.
City captain Ilkay Gundogan and striker Ferran Torres scored in the first 12 minutes and any hope Arsenal had of an unlikely comeback was ended when midfielder Granit Xhaka was sent off for lunging into a challenge on Joao Cancelo. learn more
Source – EWN