What are the roles and responsibilities of International Paralympic Committee?

The IPC’s primary responsibilities are to support our 200 plus members develop Para sport and advocate social inclusion, ensure the successful delivery and organisation of the Paralympic Games and act as the international federation for 10 Para sports.

Who is the president of International Paralympic Committee?

What are the aims and objectives of Paralympics?

Aims & Objectives of Paralympic Committee

To promote and contribute to the development of sport opportunities and competitions, from the start to elite level. To develop opportunities for athletes with a severe disability in sport at all levels and in all structures.

What are the 6 disability groups in Paralympics?

The Paralympic Movement offers sport opportunities for athletes with physical, vision and/or intellectual impairments that have at least one of the following 10 eligible impairments: Impaired muscle power, Impaired passive range of movement, Limb deficiency, Leg length difference, Short stature, Muscle tension,

Where is the headquarter of International Paralympic Committee?

What are the Paralympic values?

The brand is based on the four Paralympic Values: courage, determination, inspiration and equality” (http://www.paralympic.org/the-ipc-brand).

What are the three steps for classification Paralympics?

Classification follows a three-step process:

  • Does the athlete have at least one of the ten eligible impairments? …
  • Does the athlete meet the Minimum Impairment Criteria (MIC) specific to the sport they wish to compete in? …
  • Which sport class should the athlete compete in?
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