South Africa at the 1996 Summer Paralympics

40 athletes (29 men and 11 women) from South Africa competed at the 1996 Summer Paralympics in Atlanta, United States and finished 15th on the medal table.[1]

South Africa at the
1996 Summer Paralympics
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NPCSouth African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee
in Atlanta
Competitors40 (29 men and 11 women)
Ranked 15th
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)


Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Malcolm Pringle Athletics Men's 800m T37
  Gold Leon Labuschagne Athletics Men's discus F53
  Gold Steyn Humphries Athletics Men's discus F55
  Gold Stephanus Lombaard Athletics Men's javelin F57
  Gold Gert van der Merwe Athletics Men's shot put F36
  Gold Michael Louwrens Athletics Men's shot put F56
  Gold Stephanus Lombaard Athletics Men's shot put F57
  Gold Deirdre Buller Lawn bowls Women's singles LB6
  Gold Ebert Kleynhans Swimming Men's 50m freestyle B3
  Gold J. Terblanche Swimming Men's 200m medley SM8
  Silver Malcolm Pringle Athletics Men's 400m T37
  Silver Malcolm Pringle Athletics Men's 1500m T34-37
  Silver Jacobus Jonker Athletics Men's javelin F36
  Silver Steyn Humphries Athletics Men's shot put F56
  Silver Willem Niemann Lawn bowls Men's singles LB2
  Silver Ronald Philipps Lawn bowls Men's singles LB6
  Silver Tadhg Slattery Swimming Men's 100m breaststroke SB5
  Silver Ebert Kleynhans Swimming Men's 100m freestyle B3
  Bronze Daniel Louw Athletics Men's 200m T45-46
  Bronze Stephanus Lombaard Athletics Men's discus F57
  Bronze Jaco Janse van Vuuren Athletics Men's javelin F36
  Bronze Steyn Humphries Athletics Men's javelin F56
  Bronze Margaret Harriman Lawn bowls Women's singles LB2
  Bronze Rosabelle Riese Shooting Women's air pistol SH1
  Bronze Craig Groenewald Swimming Men's 50m freestyle MH
  Bronze J. Terblanche Swimming Men's 100m butterfly S8
  Bronze Craig Groenewald Swimming Men's 100m freestyle MH
  Bronze Elizabeth Prinsloo Swimming Women's 50m freestyle S10

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games: South Africa". Retrieved 2012-08-27.