The University of Cape Town Athletics Club has affiliated to the Western Province Sports Association for the Physically Disabled.
Mpumi Mhlongo has been selected for the Paralympic Games in Rio in September 2016.
Tanya Scott has been selected to represent South Africa at the CUCSA Games in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe in August 2016
UCT athletes won two medals at the 2016 FASU Games held at the UJ during the July vac. Zane Weir (silver) and Tanya Scott (bronze) were the sole representatives of UCT, but still managed to finish 11th on the athletics medals table and 16th overall.
The FASU Games are a multi-sport tournament where institutions, rather than countries, from all over Africa participate.