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What are the classes?
T/F 11-13: Athletes with a visual impairment are classified into three classes, according to their degree of vision loss. The lower the number the higher the level of vision loss, T/F11 is for athletes with no sight, and T/F13 is for athletes who are legally blind.
T/F 20: Athletes with an intellectual disability.
T/F 31-38: Athletes with a physical disability, such as cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury or similar disability who are ambulant or use a wheelchair. Athletes who use a wheelchair or throwing frame to compete are in classes 31–34 and athletes who compete standing are in classes 35 – 38.
T/F 40-47: Athletes with a physical disability who are ambulant and have different levels of limb deficiency or limb loss, congenital limb impairments or short stature.
T 51-54, F 51-58: Athletes with a physical disability who compete using wheelchairs (track events) or secured throwing frames (field events). In these classes, athletes have different levels of spinal cord injuries, spinal damage or amputations.
Request a classification using the Get classified form.
View further resources below:
- Fact sheet detailing further information about athletics classification.