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Du Toit follows up Olympic qualifying with 100m title at World Cup

Updated: May 10, 2008, 1:34 PM ET
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England -- Natalie du Toit won the 100-meter freestyle at the Paralympic World Cup on Saturday -- one week after she qualified for the Olympics in the open-water event.

The South African touched in 1 minute, 1.32 seconds at the same Manchester pool where she competed at the 2002 Commonwealth Games. She lost her lower left leg in a motorcycle accident in 2001.

That didn't extinguish her Olympic dreams and last Saturday she qualified for Beijing with a fourth-place finish ...

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