Would you like to aim to compete at the Paralympic Games? Check to see if you’re eligible!
Eligible impairment types for Paralympic sport:
|Ataxia, athetosis and hypertonia||Neurological conditions resulting in or from an acquired brain injury, cerebral palsy, hereditary spastic paraparesis or multiple sclerosis|
|Impaired muscle power||Impaired muscle power resulting from health conditions including Erb’s palsy, muscular dystrophy, sacral agenesis, spina bifida, spinal cord injury, spinal cord tumour and transverse myelitis|
|Impaired passive range of movement||Restricted range of movement in one or more joints resulting from health conditions including arthrogryposis, talipes and joint fusions|
|Intellectual impairment||Score of 75 or lower on an internationally recognised and professionally administered IQ test, with demonstrated limitations in social, communication or self-care skills|
|Leg length difference||Significant difference in leg length due to congenital deficiency or trauma|
|Limb deficiency||Partial or total absence of bones or joints due to congenital deficiency, or amputation resulting from illness or trauma|
|Vision impairment||Impairment of the eye structure, optical nerves or pathways, or visual cortex, resulting in a restriction or loss of vision in both eyes. This may be caused by health conditions including albinism, macular dystrophy, cone rod dystrophy, retinitis pigmentosa and Stargardt disease.|
Prior to completing the registration form below, please refer to Select-a-Sport to discover which Paralympic sports you may be eligible to compete in.