Description: Athletes have a reduced length in the bones of the upper limbs, lower limbs and/or trunk.

Example: Achondroplasia, growth hormone dysfunction, and osteogenesis imperfecta.

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.

Athletics Powerlifting
Badminton Swimming
Equestrian Table 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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