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World Abilitysport

World Abilitysport was formed after the merger of the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) and the Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA).

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Bourgoin Jallieu, France hosts first World Abilitysport Governing Board meeting of 2024

28/03/2024

Countries/Members

Bourgoin Jallieu, France hosts first World Abilitysport Governing Board meeting of 2024
The future in Amstelveen: Para dance sport rolls into town

27/03/2024

Para Dance Sport

The future in Amstelveen: Para dance sport rolls into town
IBSA, World Abilitysport, Virtus, join operational forces

20/03/2024

World Abilitysport

IBSA, World Abilitysport, Virtus, join operational forces
World Abilitysport Board of Trustees implement General Assembly vote

24/01/2024

Para Dance Sport

World Abilitysport Board of Trustees implement General Assembly vote
World Abilitysport welcomes World Para Dance’s Camila Rodrigues

18/01/2024

Para Dance Sport

World Abilitysport welcomes World Para Dance’s Camila Rodrigues
Bob Paterson MBE awarded Pursuit Trophy & named World Abilitysport Honorary Patron

15/01/2024

Countries/Members

Bob Paterson MBE awarded Pursuit Trophy & named World Abilitysport Honorary Patron
Inaugural World Abilitysport Guttmann Games Details Announced

11/01/2024

Guttmann Games

Inaugural World Abilitysport Guttmann Games Details Announced
First World Abilitysport Governing Board & Council elected in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand

14/12/2023

Countries/Members

First World Abilitysport Governing Board & Council elected in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
Singapore’s Theresa Goh comes full circle at the 2023 World Abilitysport Games

14/12/2023

Countries/Members

Singapore’s Theresa Goh comes full circle at the 2023 World Abilitysport Games

Developing Para sport

World Abilitysport Games

The World Abilitysport Games are a premier multi-sport event and are a proving ground for future Paralympians.

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Vila Real de Santo Antonio 2022

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Sharjah 2019

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Youth Games

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2023 World Abilitysport Conference

The 2023 World Abilitysport Conference on Physical Activity for Health for People with Cerebral Palsy and other Neurological Conditions will gather world-leading experts at the University of Edinburgh from 20-21 October.

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Recreation

World Abilitysport is passionate about promoting sport for recreation, well-being and enjoyment, as well as sport development and competition. 

18th April - 21st April 2024

Jesolo, Italy

2024 Powerchair Hockey IN-JET Tournament

21st April - 23rd April 2024

The flag of Thailand Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand

2024 Wheelchair Fencing Under 17 and Under 23 World Championships

24th April - 28th April 2024

The flag of Thailand Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand

2024 Wheelchair Fencing Asian Championships

11th May - 12th May 2024

Antalya, Turkey

Antalya 2024 Para Dance Sport World Cup

Global governing body

World Abilitysport makes the rules, calendar and helps to grow the Paralympic sport of wheelchair fencing and powerchair hockey.

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