Athlete Insurance

Summary of Insurance cover for Permanently Licensed Athletes

  • Accidental Death/Bereavement : R25 000
  • Accidental Medical Expenses ** : R25 000 / R250 deductible each and every claim

** Indemnity for Medical expenses is limited to those expenses incurred in an emergency situation and within a maximum period of 7 days following the injury (not the claim).

Temporary Total Disability : Not Insured (legislation change annually and the value of the premium of R1 – 00 a month payment is not covering all disability anymore)

Please note that this cover is NOT a replacement for individual medical aid.

Cover is restricted to sanctioned athletic events only, organised by Athletics South Africa and/or its affiliates and 2 hours before and 2 hours after a sanctioned event.

Cover also includes training activities.


When a claim is submitted please ensure that the claim form (below) is completed in full.

The relevant supporting documentation MUST accompany the claim to avoid the claim payment being delayed or rejected.

This may include the following:

  • Race referee’s report
  • Race doctor’s report
  • Hospital/ Doctor receipts
  • Police report (in the case where an athlete is knocked down)
  • Signed Death Certificate (in the case of a death claim)
  • Bank details form

Claims Documentation

Insurance Claim Letter
Injury Claim Form
Insurance Claim Checklist 

Group Personal Accident Cover Letter

All claims/queries are to be submitted to Bianca Ferreira at at the Western Province Athletics Office.