|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
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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.
* Indicates sports not currently on the Paralympic Games program