Lohan Fourie

“I aim to perform at the very best of my abilities and to live a full, successful life”.

Sport: Atheletics
Nationality: South African
Gender: Male
Born: 7th September 1993
Amputation: Below-the-Knee
Class: T/F42
Main Events: 200m, Discus, Javelin, Shot Put
Club: Is Ability Sports Club
Affiliations: Icexpress Progressive Prosthetics & Jumping Kids Prosthetic Fund

Background

Lohan Fourie was born in Hartswater on 7 September 1993. A motorbike accident in August 2009 resulted in the amputation of Lohan’s right leg, through the knee. He became involved with Icexpress Progressive Prosthetics in July 2010.

Lohan has his sights set on living as normally and independently as before the accident. Lohan was a learner at Vryburg High School.

2010 September - Lohan participated athletically for the very first time since losing his leg at the Gauteng Trials hosted at Pilditch Stadium on 11 September 2010. The experience – (even though he did not plan to participate on the day) – proved to be satisfactory since he subsequently decided to qualify to represent his province at next national event.
2011 March – At the Nedbank National Championships for the Physically Disabled in Rustenburg, Fourie took gold in all four his events, (Shot Put - 9.97m, Discus – 28.19m, 200m – 22.17 seconds), and set a new SA record in the Javelin event with his throw of 30.32m
2011 December – Lohan was selected to represent South Africa at the 2011 IWAS World Games and achieved 5th place in the Discus (22.10m), 10th place in the Shot Put (8.77m), and 12th place in the Javelin (33.09m)

Tokyo Paralympics a triumph for IceXpress Progressive Prosthetics and Associates

Athletes representing IceXpress Progressive Prosthetics' IsAbility Sports Club shine on the track and field for South Africa at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan.

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