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Athletics New South Wales encourages all individual para-athletes to become a member of their nearest athletics club. Training and competition opportunities generally exist within your region as part of the able bodied program, in addition to integrated or stand-alone disability events and opportunities which may exist at a state, national and international level.

Click here to find about more about Para-athletics in Australia.

Para-Athletes Classification - SOPAC - 8th October 2016

Physical Impairment Classification Opportunity Sydney 8th October 2016

Cost: There is no cost to attend classification opportunities.
Registration: Bookings are required in advance and limited places are available. Please complete the following application to be considered for classification
Contact: For further information please contact Matt Fowler at Athletics NSW
E:  / P: 02 9746 1122
Location: VIP Rooms Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre - SOPAC

For more information and to Register, Please click here.

Do I need to return anything else with this form? Athletes must obtain a copy of a letter from their medical specialist (e.g. neurologist, rehabilitation specialist, orthopedic specialist) stating and outlining their diagnosis in addition to completing this form. Please ensure you bring a letter from your doctor to your classification, alternatively if you do not have a dr's letter you can complete the PI Medical Diagnostics Form.

What is the next step once I return this form? Athletics NSW will contact athletes who return this form will recieve an appointment time slot for the upcoming classification opportunity. If the opportunity is full at the time of completion athletes will be informed they are placed on a waiting list and be able to attend the next available classification.

For information about classification, please click here.

Local Disability Sport Partners
Wheelchair Sports NSW (Track & Road)

National Disability Sport Partners
Australian Paralympic Committee
Deaf Sports Australia
Transplant Australia
Australian Transplant Games

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Please see the below links for some extra information on administrating, officiating and coaching:


For NSW enquiries please contact For National enquiries please contact 03 8646 4570.