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Natalie Du Toit wins Paralympic gold

Updated: August 30, 2012, 6:25 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Impending retirement has done little to dim the lofty ambitions of Natalie du Toit, one of the most decorated athletes competing at the London Paralympics.

Since losing her left leg in a motor scooter accident 11 years ago, the South African swimmer hasn't stopped pushing the boundaries of disabled sport.

First she qualified to race in a final for non-disabled swimmers at the 2002 Commonwealth Games.

Now, in her last major competition before quitting swimming to study, ...

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