|Intro||South african shot putter|
|Birth||27 September 1988|
Simoné du Toit (born 27 September 1988) is a South African shot putter.
Her personal best throw is 17.13 metres, achieved in October 2005 in Naboomspruit. In the discus throw she has 53.07 metres, achieved in February 2006 in Roodepoort.
|Representing South Africa|
|2003||World Youth Championships||Sherbrooke, Canada||8th||Shot put||14.14 m|
|13th (q)||Discus throw||38.86 m|
|2004||World Junior Championships||Grosseto, Italy||13th (q)||Shot put||15.16 m|
|2005||World Youth Championships||Marrakech, Morocco||1st||Shot put||16.33 m|
|2nd||Discus throw||52.10 m|
|2006||Commonwealth Games||Melbourne, Australia||6th||Shot put||16.52 m|
|World Junior Championships||Beijing, China||4th||Shot put||16.95 m|
|6th||Discus throw||52.39 m|
|2007||All-Africa Games||Algiers, Algeria||2nd||Shot put||16.77 m|
|Universiade||Bangkok, Thailand||4th||Shot put||16.80 m|
|2008||African Championships||Addis Ababa, Ethiopia||5th||Shot put||15.33 m|
|3rd||Discus throw||47.10 m|
|2009||Universiade||Belgrade, Serbia||9th||Shot put||14.75 m|
|14th (q)||Discus throw||51.27 m|
|2011||Universiade||Shenzhen, China||8th||Shot put||16.78 m|
|8th||Discus throw||53.97 m|
|World Championships||Daegu, South Korea||24th (q)||Shot put||15.83 m|
Simone’s all time furthest throws include the furthest throw for a 13-year-old in the world. World leading distance in Marocco at the World Youth Games 2006. African Record in discus Second best distance of all time in South African history in both events, shot put and discus.
Simone graduated from SMU, Southern Methodist University in Dallas Texas December 2011. She achieved as an NCAA athlete and collected several C- USA athlete of the week awards. Simone was the recipient of the prestigious Student athlete of the year 2010award for All sports at SMU.
She used to working at QuickBooks as the maneger of HR and payroll. Nowadays she takes a more relaxing approach to life since being engaged to Henry Brown, a successful business man from Centurion, Pretoria. Simone also coaches athletics at Hoerskool Kempton Park. Her athelic group consist of about 20 athletes from which there are several SA champions.
Simone has two sisters, Danell du Toit and Chane du Toit who both live in Kempton Park. Danell du Toit, age 16,goes to the same highschool that her eldest sister went to in Kempton Park.
Simone’s father, Boesman du Toit, an old Northern Transvaal and Transvaal rugby player was also her coach. He is married to Mariaan du Toit and they live in Kempton Park.
Mariaan and Boesman has an insurance company Y2k Finance situated in Kempton Park.