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NTUTU Ndodomzi Jonathan
Sport Para athletics
NPC South Africa   
GenderMen
Age33
Place of BirthCape Town, SAF
Height1.71 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12
Further Personal Information
Family
Son Siyabonga
Languages
Afrikaans, Xhosa, English
Higher education
Sports Management - ETA College: Cape Town, RSA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began athletics at age eight at the Athlone School for the Blind in Cape Town, South Africa.
Why this sport?
"I was winning a lot at school, so I found out that I can go faster when I train, so I continued."
Senior International Debut
Year
2004
Competing for
South Africa
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Athens, GRE
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning his first Paralympic medal [bronze] at the 2012 Games in London. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
His father, son and brother. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
South African cricketer Jacques Kallis. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Set a date and it becomes a goal. Until you set a date, it's a dream." (NPC, 06 Sep 2012)
Awards and honours
He was named 2018 Sportsman of the Year with a Disability at the South Africa Sports Awards. (swimswam.com, 19 Nov 2018)
Impairment
He lost his sight at birth. (thenewage.co.za, 04 Sep 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
9 2004 100m T13 11.34 
6 2004 Long Jump F13 6.15 
5 2008 100m T13 11.06
8 2008 200m T13 22.85
3 2012 100m T13 11.03
6 2012 200m T13 22.37
2 2016 100m T12 11.09
Semifinal 2016 200m T12 22.87
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2006 100m T13 11.25
5 2006 200m T13 23.08
5 2006 400m T13 52.72
2 2011 100m T13 11.11
8 2011 200m T13  DSQ
4 2011 400m T13 51.09
3 2013 200m T13 22.09
2 2013 100m T13 11.12
8 2015 100m T12  DSQ
2 2015 200m T12 22.45
2 2017 100m T12 11.01
8 2017 200m T12 23.01
Commonwealth Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 100m T12 11.02