NAMIBIA NATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE
The Namibian Paralympic Movement has been passively in existence since 1976, as people with an impairment have been succesfully involved in various sporting activities regionally, continentally and internationally but have not been as highly represented on a global stage until recently.
Reg No: 21-2019-1085
T46 – Unilateral upper limb impairment
T37 – Cerebral Palsy
T11 – Totally Blind
T11 – Totally Blind
Road to Paris 2024
IPC publishes new Strategic Plan to advance the Paralympic Movement
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has published its new Strategic Plan which aims to advance the Paralympic Movement through greater membership engagement, transformative Paralympic Games, showcasing the impact of Para sport, and by pursuing organisational excellence. The Strategic Plan 2023-2026 can
Oshakati Grand Prix Leg 5
Our first sanctioned AN Grand Prix leg 5, coming up in Oshakati. We encourage all our classified athletes to enter the competition so that they can improve their rankings. See you there !
NASFED Swimming Nationals
An opportunity to improve our rankings in para swimming through NASFED National Championship to be hosted in Windhoek.Excited about each opportunity federations continue to give to support para sport development.Thank you NASFED and Bank Windhoek for the sponsor of this
SHIKONGO WINS SILVER IN T11 400M MEN
Ananias Shikongo and his Guide Sem Shimanda bring Silver medal for their performance in the 400m T11. They finished in 51.14s. It was an impressive upgrade on the bronze won at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games where he won a landmark
The Paralympic Games are about to start, only 2 days to go before the official Opening Ceremony, We are excited to support our athletes , Coaches and staff at this amazing event.
Dr Bernard Haufiku issues update on para athletes and team
Sunday the 18th of July 2021 Dr Bernard Haufiku was invited to share information with regards to SARS COVID19 with the para athletes, their guides and support staff. The para athletes are currently camping at Safari Hotel in preparation of
IPC and Tokyo Local Organizing Committee release 3rd Edition of Play Book ahead Paralympic Games Summer 2021.
We’re exactly 70 days away from the Tokyo 2021 Paralympic Games. The third and final version of the Play Book have been published. Playbooks are a key part of the overall countermeasures being put in place for the Games and help stakeholder
Nampower Foundation Rallies Behind Para-athletes
Nampower Foundation Boosts Preparation & Qualification of Para athletes to Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Namibia National Paralympic Committee is a member of Disability Sports Namibia which is the country’s NPC (National Paralympic Committee) and a member of IBSA and IWAS. NNPC
IPC and Tokyo Local Organizing Committee release 2nd Edition of Play Book ahead Paralympic Games Summer 2021.
The Tokyo 2020 Local organizing committee together with the International Paralympic Committee have put together a playbook as guideline ahead of the Paralympic games to ensure athletes, support staff, technical staff, coaches and Dignitaries are aware of what is expected
Students from Miyako City in Japan cheer on Team
Miyako City is the host city for Team Namibia ahead of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, excited how the students are cheering our athletes as they prepare for the Paralympic Games. Miyako City thank you, our athletes are staying strong, we can
Launch of Tokyo 2020 Anti-Doping E-learning Course
The World Anti-Doping Agency has launched a new education course on its Anti-Doping Education and Learning platform designed specifically for athletes, coaches and support personnel attending the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. those with limited or intermittent online access there is the
Namibia’s Johannes Nambala targets ‘history’ at Tokyo 2020
‘I hope everything will soon be safe so we can get back to our normal life and continue to chase our dreams’ – Namibia’s ace Para athlete Johannes Nambala vows to make history at Tokyo 2020 Games next year. “I have no
1 YEAR TO GO –PARALYMPIC GAMES
Preparations of the Games are going on for athletes around the world to be able to meet and share different competition venues come 2021. Team Namibia will be looking forward to represent the country with pride and honour as
Rising Phoenix’ – Netflix to broadcast ground-breaking Paralympic movie
The Paralympic Games might have been postponed, and it has taken a toll on our athletes, however 2020 has brought change in the Paralympic movement as Netflix will be realising an amazing movie that demonstrate the true power of sports. Rising
Status report on Tokyo and Coronavirus
On 21 February a third status report was issued by the IPC giving an update on the monitoring of the coronavirus outbreak in the context of the upcoming 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Key messages are as follows:, The Tokyo
Nambala wins gold for Namibia at World Para Athletics Championships
DUBAI – Johannes Nambala, Namibia’s T13 Paralympic Games medallist was on Saturday crowned world champion in the T13 400m race at the 2019 International Paralympic Committee World Para Athletics Championships.
Para-athletes prepare for world championships
Recently, 13 track and field para-athletes took part in a month-long training camp at Swakopmund, preparing for the 2019 World Para Athletics Championship in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Fifteen qualified para-athletes from Namibia will be participating in the 2019 World Para-Athletic