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Vision Impairment Eligibility

Description: Athletes have reduced, or no vision caused by damage to the eye structure, optical nerves or optical pathways, or visual cortex of the brain.

Example: Retinitis pigmentosa, diabetic retinopathy, Red Cone dystrophy, macular degeneration, congenital cataracts

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 that aims to define how severe an impairment must be for an athlete to be considered eligible.

Sport
Archery* Judo
Athletics Rowing
Cycling Shooting*
Equestrian Swimming
Football 5-a-side Triathlon
Goalball

* Indicates sports not currently on the Paralympic Games program

Paralympics Ireland

Irish Sport HQ
Sport Ireland Campus
Blanchardstown
Dubin 15
Ireland
D15 D462

Registered Charity Number (CRA)

20041700

CHY Number

13420

Company Registration Number

339700t

Paralympics Ireland Title Sponsor

Paralympics Ireland International Partners

Governing Bodies

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