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Paralympic Sports: Badminton

CLASSIFICATION IN PARA BADMINTON

This is a brief overview of the sport and is in no way legally binding. In all cases the sport specific classification rules will take precedence. Should this page be out of date please contact classification@paralympic.org.

There are six classes depending on the type and severity of impairment. 

 

CLASSES: 
WH1 (Wheelchair/ severe impairment)
WH2 (Wheelchair/minor impairment)
SL3 (Standing/lower limb impairment/minor)
SL4 (Standing/ lower limb impairment/severe)
SU5 (Standing/upper limb impairment)
SS6 (Standing/short stature)

ELIGIBLE IMPAIRMENT TYPES
Impaired muscle power
Athetosis
Impaired passive range of movement
Hypertonia
Limb deficiency
Ataxia
Leg length difference
Short stature