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IPC urged to allow more athletes with Down's syndrome to compete at Paralympics – Inside the games

Friday, 14 January, 2022

IPC urged to allow more athletes with Down's syndrome to compete at Paralympics – Inside the games


The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has again been urged to allow more athletes with Down's syndrome to compete at the Paralympic Games.
The Spanish Paralympic Committee (CPE) has been calling for the inclusion of an increased number of competitors with Down's syndrome - or the creation of a separate category - since June last year.
There is not currently a classification for athletes with Down's syndrome, but they are eligible to participate in the intellectual impairment category, provided they score low on IQ tests.
Read more at: https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1117707/ipc-athletes-downs-syndrome-paralympics

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