A Golden Moment – BlackBerry Pays Tribute to South Africa’s Gold Medallists

RIM handed over limited edition BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900 smartphones in gold to each of the athletes who brought home gold medals from London.

September 6, 2012

Research In Motion (RIM), the company behind the BlackBerry® solution, handed over limited edition BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900 smartphones in gold to each of the athletes who brought home gold medals from London.

In celebration of their achievements, Alexandra Zagury, MD for South & Southern Africa at RIM handed over the special gold smartphones to:

  • Cameron van der Burgh who broke the world record and won a gold medal for the Men’s 100m Breaststroke;
  • Chad le Clos who won a gold medal swimming against champion Michael Phelps in the Men’s 200m Butterfly as well as a silver medal in the Men’s 100m Butterfly; and
  • The members of the gold-winning Men’s Lightweight Four Rowing Team – James Thompson, Matthew Brittain, John Smith and Sizwe Ndlovu.