Welcome to SASAPD

Since our establishment in 1962, SASAPD has gone through a full circle of revolution and change.


We continue to re-evaluate our position and our role in the ever changing structures

of sport in South Africa and throughout the world. The focus of the organisation is to

develop and promote the sporting codes offered at Paralympic level for athletes with

physical disabilities, visual impairment and blindness.


We clearly offer pathways through our affiliations with international bodies, such as

IBSA, IWAS and CPISRA and our annual Nedbank National Championships for

Physically Disabled, as recognised steps towards the Paralympic Games

qualification across a variety of sports. We work and are an affiliate member of

SASCOC as well as being associated members of a number of other national sporting