Frequent question: Which sports are included in Paralympic?

What are the 8 classifications for Paralympic sports?

Categories of disability

  • Amputee athletes.
  • Cerebral Palsy athletes.
  • Vision impaired athletes.
  • Wheelchair athletes.
  • Les Autres (“the others”)
  • Intellectual impairment.

Is tennis a Paralympic sport?

Wheelchair tennis has been a full Paralympic sport since 1992. Mixed gender quad singles and doubles events were added in 2004.

How many athletes are in the Australian Paralympic team?

Australia participated at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan, from 24 August to 5 September 2021. It sent its largest away team – 179 athletes to a Summer Paralympics.

What are two sports played at the Paralympics?

Paralympic Sports

  • Archery.
  • Athletics.
  • Badminton.
  • Boccia.
  • Canoe Sprint.
  • Cycling Road.
  • Cycling Track.
  • Equestrian.

How many sports are in the Paralympics in Tokyo?

This edition of the 2020 Paralympics Games offers a total of 539 events in 22 different sports.

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