Dyan Buys won the prestigious Shield of Jove Award for his performance at the Paralympics. The Shield is awarded to the most prolific and deserving athletes at the Olympic Games. Dyan took the gold in the 400m T38 final in 49.43 seconds, breaking the 16-year-old Paralympic record of 50.30 seconds.Wayde Van Niekerk won all three categories for which he was nominated at the South African Sports Awards. These include the South African Sports Star of the Year award, the People’s Choice Sports Star of the Year award, and the Sportsman of the Year award. He also received the Shield of Jove Award and an International Achievement trophy.
Congratulations to the all the other sports winners which include Caster Semenye, Mamelodi Sundowns, Anna Botha, Ntando Mahlangu, Ilse Hayes and Charl du Toit.