OFFICIAL PARA-BADMINTON CLASSIFICATIONS (IMPAIRMENT GROUPINGS) 

Para-Badminton, like other para-sports, uses a classification system to ensure that players with a similar level of impairment compete against each other. 

The Badminton World Federation recognises six classification groups, as listed below:

 

Physical Disability Classifications

Group

Classification Name

Typical Examples of Impairment Types

 

Wheelchair

WH1

Spinal injury causing impairment to upper limbs/trunk

Scoliosis

Multiple Sclerosis

 

 

WH2

Spinal Injury causing lower impairment to upper limbs/trunk

Spina Bifida

Above knee amputation necessitating use of a wheelchair

 

Standing

SL3

Single Above Knee amputation

Double Below Knee amputation

Cerebral Palsy

 

 

SL4

Single Below Knee amputation

Cerebral Palsy

Hip dysplasia

Leg length difference (of minimum 7cm)

 

 

SU5

Upper limb amputation

Upper limb impairment – e.g brachial plexus injury

 

Short Stature

SS6

Short Stature/dwarf condition – e.g. achondraplasia

 

 

Sourced From:

http://www.badminton.ca/page/31481/Classification 

Past Meetings

Operational Planning Meeting
Who: Executive Committee, David V. 
When: January 3, 2015 @4:00 PM
Where: Humber College
Topic: BON operational plan and protocol, BON strategic plan for 2016 onward. 

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