South Africa at the 1996 Summer Paralympics

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South Africa at the
1996 Summer Paralympics
Flag of South Africa.svg
IPC code RSA
NPC South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee
in Atlanta
Competitors 40 (29 men and 11 women)
Ranked 15th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
10 8 10 28
Summer Paralympics appearances

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


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 also[edit]


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