Fans have voted in droves their tens of thousands to choose the top five sporting moments of the last twenty years. The Laureus Sporting Moment Award celebrates the moments where sport has unified people in the most extraordinary way, shining a light on those unforgettable moments that have changed sporting history and inspired fans and followers around the globe.
Sports fans from around the world voted for their greatest sporting moments from the new millennium exemplifying sporting values such as fair play, sportsmanship, humanity, overcoming adversity, dedication and the power to unite through sport – all key values of the Laureus movement and the shortlist is down to the top five, of which Natalie du Toit’s moment (Ability of the Mind) is one of those moments.
Ability of the Mind
The story of South African swimmer Natalie du Toit, who not only returned to swimming after having her left leg amputated following a scooter accident, she competed against able-bodied swimmers at both Commonwealth and Olympic Games.
Natalie will be heading to Berlin to attend the Laureus World Sports Awards but still requires your support to clinch the title, so please cast your vote for the last time.