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KIEV, UKRAINE - The WRF Pararafting Commission chaired by Mr. Oleksandr Bakanychev has published the sport categories for Para Rafting competitions; according to the International Para Olympic Committee requirements, the Commission composed by Mr. Bakanychev, Mr. Andrey Batalov, Mr. Makar Sargsyan, Mis. Tetiana Kulbaka has presented its preliminary findings. 

During the WRF 2018 Para Rafting Pre-Worlds in Kiev (4-8 October) the new WRF Para Rafting Programme will be presented by the Commission.

 

PARA RAFTING CLASSIFICATION 

PHYSICAL DISABILITY

          Amputee              

          Class 1     A   (Only arms can work)

          Class 2     TA   (Only arms and torso can work)

          Class 3    LTA  (Legs, torso, arms can work )

           Spinal level impairment

          Complete

          Incomplete

          Cerebral Palsy

          Monoplegia   

          Diplegia    

          Hemiplegia    

          Quadriplegia   

          Ataxia 

          Athetosis

 

INTELLECTUAL IMPAIRMENT


Down Syndrome

Autism spectrum disorders

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Phenylketonuria

Cerebral Palsy with intellectual disability

 

 

VISUAL IMPAIRMENT

Class B1: (a very low visual acuity and/ or no light perception)

Class B2: (a higher visual acuity  and/ or a visual field of less than 5 degrees radius)

Class B3:  (the least severe visual impairment eligible, the highest visual acuity and/or a visual field of less than 20 degrees radius)

 

HEARING IMPAIRMENT

Deaf athletes

Hard of hearing athletes

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