CLASSIFICATION BY SPORTS
Classification in Para sports is individually governed by each International Sport Federation in the Paralympic Movement, within the framework of the IPC Athlete Classification Code and International Standards.
Classification systems differ from sport by sport. This is because an Eligible Impairment, its severity and location may cause relatively little impact on one sport and a significant impact on another, depending on the activity performed in each sport.
An International Sport Federation must develop and implement a classification system that complies with the Code and the International Standards (Article 2.2, IPC Athlete Classification Code 2015).
Specifically, a classification system must:
Here are the links to classification pages of all sports in the Paralympic Movement: