Nicholas Newman (athlete)

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Nicholas Newman
Personal information
Date of birth (1981-01-17) January 17, 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth Bloemfontein, South Africa
Nicholas Newman
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Representing  South Africa
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Javelin Throw – F36/38
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing Javelin Throw – F35/36

Nicholas Ian Newman is a Paralympian athlete from Bloemfontein, South Africa competing mainly in category F36 javelin events. He competed in the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, Greece where he did not win a medal in the F36 shot putt but continued on to win the gold medal in the F36/38 javelin competition. Four years later in Beijing, China he finished third when attempting to defend his title in the F36/38 javelin. 2013 he went to World championships for Triathlon and it was held in London where he finished in 13th place

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