Horrie, Ross and Bellis crowned World Champions for third year in a row

Gold rush for Australia’s para-rowers who have also booked berths for their boats at the Rio Paralympics.

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Horrie books Australia another 2016 Paralympic Games berth

It was a busy fourth day of the 2015 World Rowing Championships with 10 crews in action on Lac d’Aiguebelette, France.

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Australian crews continue strong form at World Rowing Championships

The Australian Rowing Team continued to make positive progress today at the 2015 World Rowing Championships. Twelve crews raced for Australia (Monday), with the Para-rowing events also beginning today in Aiguebelette, France.

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LTA Mixed Coxed Four surge into semi-finals

Day three of the 2015 World Rowing Championships proved to be a damp one with intermittent rain throughout the day for the three Australian crews scheduled to race today (Tuesday) in Aiguebelette, France.

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Para-rowers discover teamwork in diversity

This is a boat with a difference: four rowers, three types of disability, two genders, but one collective goal.

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Four new directors appointed to the APC Board

The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) is pleased to announce the appointment of four new directors to the Board, including former News Limited CEO John Hartigan.

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Help send our Paralympians to the Games

Six of Australia’s most exciting Paralympic athletes have today been unveiled as the faces of a new fundraising campaign from the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) urging members of the public to ‘pledge their belief in the Australian Paralympic Team.

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What is classification?

Classification is a term used frequently when referring to Paralympic Sport. Classification in Paralympic sport exists to support as fair competition as possible, amongst athletes with different impairments. It forms the structure for all  Paralympic competition, by grouping athletes with similar levels of functional ability into classes for equivalent competition. The outcomes of Paralympic competition then become based on athletic performance rather than on differences that exist in athletes disabilities.

Learn more about Classification