She is a South African swimmer who is currently training in Australia. London 2012 will be her second Olympics, her first being Beijing.
One South African athlete competed in swimming at the 2008 Games in Beijing. That was Natalie du Toit who competed in the 10 km marathon and became the first amputee to compete in swimming at the Olympics. She finished 16th out of a field of 24.
Japan and South Korea.
SOUTH KOREA ROCKS! JAPAN SOCKS!
The first African nation to participate at the Olympics was the Republic of South Africa at the 1904 Games in St. Louis. The first competitors were marathoners Len Taunyane and Jan Mashiani, two members of the Tswana tribe. Taunyane finished 9th and Mashiani 12th.
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31964 Tokyo, Japan1988 Seoul, South Korea2008 Beijing, China