/ 14 August 1998

More gold for disabled athletes

ROB DAVIES, Johannesburg | Friday 10.30AM.

TWO more South African athletes have won gold medals at the World Athletics Championships for the Physically Disabled in Birmingham, bringing the number of gold medals won to five.

Malcolm Pringle, winner of three medals at the Atlanta Paralympics in 1996, won the 1500m class 38 cerebral palsy event in 4:27,73.

Jane Mandean won her second gold in the class 35 cerebral palsy shot-put event with a throw of 6,48m.