We believe that creating a supportive sports environment enables athletes with a handicap to compete at the highest level in Paralympic sports, gives them perspective for a life after sport and makes them a role model to the community.

Our champions

Our champions

 

The Foundation supports some of the most succesful and promising Namibian Paralympic athletes on their roads to the highest stages of Paralympic sport.

 

Ananias Shikongo, Johannes Nambala and Lahja Ishitile are the athletes we support on a daily basis. Aside them there are many more who benefit from the foundation’s support once in a while.

Ananias Shikongo

T11 (total blind)

Shikongo is the first Namibian male athlete to win gold at the Paralympic Games. He also won two bronze medals in Rio2016.

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Johannes Nambala

T13 (visual impaired)

Nambala is a two times Paralympic silver medalist and World champion in the 400m sprint event.

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Lahja Ishitile

T11 (total blind)

Ishitile is a promising young para-athlete. She is participating in the short distance events and long jump.

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Now on the move

Road to Paris2024

 

Our Paralympic athletes are preparing for the Paris2024 Paralympic Games. The pandemic failed to dampen spirits and ambitions of our champions. Tokyo2020 is done and dusted. Ananias Shikongo and Johannes Nambala brought two medals home this time.

 

Now it’s their time to focus on the next Paralympic Games that are on the corner. In a shorter Paralympic cyclus of three years they will need to get ready to perform. Support our champions to excel at the highest level in Paralympic sport!

Updates

Updates

Athletes participating in MTC We Race Together project

Our athletes Johannes Nambala and Ananias Shikongo participated in the MTC We Race Together event to beat social issues in the country.

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Athletes rewarded for Tokyo2020

Worldwide paralympic athletes experience difficulties in finding support to reach the stars at the high level in sports. Luckily for our athletes there were several sponsors that we want to acknowledge for their support towards Tokyo2020:

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Bronze for Nambala and Silver for Shikongo in Tokyo

The Namibian para-athletes Nambala and Shikongo brought two medals back home from the Tokyo2020 Paralympic Games.