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Masterchef Reuben Riffel celebrates World Disability Day with Wheelchair Tennis SA

Shortly after her return from the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters; Kgothatso Montjane and compatriot Evans Maripa met up with one of South Africa's Masterchefs; Reuben Riffel in celebration of World Disability Day.

International Disability Day is a United Nations sanctioned day that aims to promote understanding of people with disability and encourage continued support for their dignity and rights. Disability awareness month is coming full circle today after a month dedicated to diminishing the barriers of disability and improving the quality of life of people living with disabilities.

"Disability has nothing to do with ability" ~ anonymous

KG Montjane and Evans Maripa had a tremendous time this morning with Masterchef judge Reuben Riffel whilst our recently awarded Sports Photographer of the year Reg Caldecott snapped away. The successful celebrity chef, restauranteer, husband and father said: "Stick to your own style, be true to yourself. Recipes are there to inspire and it is evident that all three these phenomenal athletes have followed a superb recipe. It was a great pleasure to meet KG and Evans and I would like to congratulate them on their achievements and wish them all the best for the future."

International Disability Day 2014

Montjane who is currently ranked no.9 internationally is looking forward to a good rest before she, Evans Maripa and Lucas Sithole leave for Australia early January 2015.

Wheelchair Tennis South Africa and Airports Company South Africa Partnership:
The Airports Company South Africa is the official sponsor of Wheelchair Tennis South Africa and the sport of wheelchair tennis. Airports Company South Africa has contributed no less than R26-million to date and has committed to a continued investment in the sport as its flagship Corporate Social Investment programme.

Wheelchair Tennis South Africa through the continued sponsorship from Airports Company South Africa will be hosting the Airports Company South Africa Eastern Cape Open from 11-14 December 2014 at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth.

For more information, please contact Bianca Morkel Tel: 083 386 4002 Fax: 086 651 6664 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Other resources worth a visit include: www.tennis.co.za; or join our Facebook page and group: Wheelchair Tennis SA and follow us on Twitter: @WCTennis.