Description: Athletes have a restriction or a lack of passive movement in one or more joints.

Example: Arthrogryposis, contracture resulting from chronic joint immobilization or trauma affecting a joint.

Sports available:

Click on the sport for further sport-specific classification information.

Having an eligible impairment is not enough to be considered eligible for Para sport. Athletes also must meet the minimum impairment criteria for the sport which is set by the International Federations and aims to define how severe an impairment must be for an athlete to be considered eligible.

Archery Shooting
Athletics Sitting Volleyball
Badminton Swimming
Boccia Table Tennis
Canoe Triathlon
Cycling Wheelchair Basketball
Equestrian Wheelchair Fencing
Powerlifting Wheelchair Rugby
Rowing Wheelchair Tennis


Paralympics Ireland

Irish Sport HQ
Sport Ireland Campus
Dubin 15
D15 D462

Registered Charity Number (CRA)


CHY Number


Company Registration Number


Paralympics Ireland Title Sponsor

Paralympics Ireland International Partners

Governing Bodies

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