Natalie DuToit

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Birthday
29, 1984
Birthplace
Cape Town, South Africa
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
29, 1984 (age 35)
Birthplace
Cape Town, South Africa

About

Paralympian swimmer who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, becoming the first amputee to ever qualify for the Olympics.

Before Fame

She was a competitive swimmer as a teenager before having her leg amputated in 2001; she was swimming again in just three months.

Trivia

She won five gold medals at the 2004 Summer Paralympics and retired after the 2012 Paralympics.

Family Life

She was born in Cape Town, South Africa.

Associated With

Her inspiring story, along with the dominance of Michael Phelps, brought swimming to the forefront of the 2008 Summer Olympics.