It is a good day for Team South African so far at the Tokyo Paralympics after Anrune Weyers and Ntando Mahlangu won the countries first two gold medals in their respective categories.
Weyers won gold with a time of 56.05sec in the women’s 400m (T47) final, while Mahlangu managed to leap with a 7.17m in the men’s T63 long jump to give him the gold and set a new world record.
— Team South Africa (@TeamSA2020) August 28, 2021
— KAAY-AAR (@GODLOVESME2MUCH) August 28, 2021
Meanwhile, South Africans took to Twitter to express their joy as the two athletes claimed the countries first two medals.
— SA Rugby Legends (@SARugbyLegends) August 28, 2021
Still busy drying my tears over here! All the feels with Ntando and Anruné’s performances and reactions💛🇿🇦🥇💪😭
— Charlotte Hauman (@charlottehauman) August 28, 2021
2 gold medals inside an 1 hour🔥🔥🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦 #TeamSA
— Koketso (@Kok3tso2) August 28, 2021
— Gabonewe Setshedi (@Gabojust) August 28, 2021
Picture: Twitter/Team SA