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Exciting Announcement


We have seen the Rio2016 Paralympic Games come and go. Only 3 years remain till the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. SASAPD are excited to be making a big announcement. It will be the first of its kind for SASAPD and we hope that it will make a big impacted on South Africa and how the public see Disability sport. The Announcement will happen at 09:00 on the 15th September 2017.

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Day 1 World Para Athletics championships London2017

The World Para Athletics Championships London2017 has official started. Only 3 South African Athletes were in action in the first session on day 1 of the World Championships. The athletes are Hilton Langenhoven, Ndomdomzi Jonathan Ntutu and Anrune Liebenberg.

Hilton Langenhoven and Ndomdomzi Jonathan Ntutu have advanced to the Semi-final of the Mens 100m T12.

Anrune Liebenberg has Advanced to the final of the women’s T47 Final


Hilton Langenhoven – Mens 100m T12 Heat No 3 – 11,31 q (SEASONS BEST)

Ndomdomzi Jonathan Ntutu – Mens 100m T12 Heat No 4 – 11,05 Q (SEASONS BEST)

Anrune Liebenberg –  Women’s 200m T47 Heat No 1 – 25,94 Q


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Day 2 results – Berlin2017 Grand Prix

ZANELE SITU in action during the women’s seat

Shotput on day 1 of the Grand Prix

 The final day of the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Berlin brought calm winds and sunny sky’s. Four South African Athletes would be in action. Hilton Langenhoven (Long jump, 200m), Zanele Situ (Javelin) Reinhardt Hamman (Javelin) and Sheldon Thomas (200m)

The final day of the World Para Athletics Grand Prix could not end on a better note for Paralympian Zanele Situ and Coach Karen le Roux. Zanele had a great javelin competition throwing a brand new personal best of 18,00m. It is the first time Zanele has reached the 18m mark, this is a great motivator as she heads for London in the next 3 weeks.

Full Results from Day 2

200m Men Heats
Class Name Date of Birth Country Time Wind
13 Sheldon Thomas

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Day 1 results – Berlin2017 Grand Prix


The Last World Para Athletics Grand Prix started today in Berlin Germany. This is the last Grand Prix of 2017 and for some the final competition before the World Para Athletics Championships in London. South Africa athletes in action this weekend are Sheldon Thomas, Mpumelelo Mhlongo, Reinhardt Hamman, Zanele Situ and Hilton Langenhoven.

Results from day 1 of the competition

Men’s 100m Heats
Class Name Date of Birth Country Time Wind
13 Sheldon Thomas 1996 South Africa 11,68 -1,7
44 Mpumelelo Mhlongo 1994 South Africa 11,71 -1,7
Men’s 100m final
Class Name Date of Birth Country Time Wind
13 Sheldon Thomas 1996 South Africa 12,03 -3,8
44 Mpumelelo Mhlongo 1994 South Africa DNS
 Men’s Long Jump Final
Class Name Date of Bir...
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London 2017 World Para Athletics World Championships Team


It is with great pleasure we announce the team that will represent South Africa at the London2017 World Para Athletics Championships from the 14th – 23rd July. The Athletics team will see all the Rio2016 medalist back in the line up and ready to compete in the Green and Gold. The team will also see 6 athletes making there debut in the Green and Gold.

This will also be the Competition for Paralympian’s Ilse Hayes and Arnu Fourie. Lets take a quick look at what they have achieved over their career.

Ilse Hayes
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1985, At the age of eleven she was diagnosed with Stargardt disease. Hayes has competed in 5 World Championships and 4 Paralympic Games...

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ASA Bloemfontein athletics Meeting CANCELLED

Dear Athletes
Please take note of the following announcement
The Athletics competition that was due to take place in Bloemfontein cancelled. The meeting will now take place in Germiston. Unfortunately SASAPD athletes can not be entered due to the fact that the meeting in Germiston is not IPC sanctioned, due to ASA changing the venue at this late stage, means we can not get the event sanctioned in time
PLEASE NOTE This meeting will take the format of the ASA Speed Series. There will be NO entries of SASAPD and NO individual entries can be made. No results or record applications can be done to IPC.
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We are calling on ALL Paralympian’s



We are URGENTLY calling on ALL Paralympians. Those that are still competing and those that have retired.

We are attending the Arnold Classic Africa this year. 5-7 May in Sandton. If you are in Johannesburg or the rest of South African please get in contact with us.

Email us on we want you to share your story.

Remember once a Paralympian always a Paralympian.

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Toyota Global President’s Award for Tyrone Pillay

Paralympian Tyrone Pillay received the Toyota Global President’s Award  in the city of Nagoya, Japan today (24 April) for his outstanding achievement at the Rio 2016 Paralympics.

It is the first time that the award is given to an individual outside of Japan and celebrates ‘teamwork and togetherness’ in sport in preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Games, of which Toyota is an official sponsor.

We asked Tyrone, who won shot put bronze for South Africa in Rio, about his trip and the road ahead.

What does winning this award mean to you?

“Winning this award is truly amazing since athletes never get recognized at this level, or in this way, for their achievements. To be recognized on an international stage is tremendous and truly humbling.”

How did the partnership with Toyota come about?

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ASA Senior Championships Official results


Download the official results here.

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Athletics South Africa Senior Championships

The Athletics South Africa Senior National Championships is just 2 days away.

A large group of Para Athletes are set to compete at this exciting National Championships in #Potchefstroom.

The following Para Athletes will be in action.

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