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Paralympian KG wins yet another award
- Updated: November 22, 2013
Kgothatso Montjane, South Africa’s number one women’s wheelchair tennis player, was crowned Sportswoman of the Year with a disability at the Spar G Sport Awards in Johannesburg this week. The Spar G Sports Awards are an annual event aimed at celebrating and honouring South African women in sport.
It was an elated Montjane who claimed the title for the second time in a week. She was also named the SA Sportswoman of the year with a disability at the recent SA Sports Awards, while earlier this year Montjane was honoured at the Gauteng Sports Awards as Sportswoman of the Year with a disability.
Paralympian Montjane can boast a successful year in 2013. She won three significant SA sporting awards and has 33 titles to date on the international wheelchair tennis tour. Montjane says: ÔÇ£I believe it comes down to hard work, dedication and the support I receive from my sponsor, Airports Company South Africa, my family and the Federation.ÔÇØ
ÔÇ£Airports Company South Africa is proud of its association with Wheelchair Tennis South Africa. We once again congratulate Kgothatso on her achievements at the Spar G Sport Awards.┬áThe company is especially proud to have partnered with WTSA to develop and grow players like KG from grassroots programmes to becoming the best in the world,ÔÇØ says Bongani Maseko, Managing Director of Airports Company South Africa.
ÔÇ£In line with our maxim of ‘Moving People, Changing Lives’ Airports Company South Africa is committed to the disability sector through our involvement with sporting organisations like WTSA as well as the Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge.┬á We look forward to seeing the athletes continue to grow the sport and break records,ÔÇØ Maseko concluded.