1. INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE
Vision: Make for an inclusive world through Para sport.
Mission: To lead the Paralympic Movement, oversee the delivery of the Paralympic Games and support members to enable Para athletes to achieve sporting excellence.
Founded on 22 September 1989 as an international non-profit organisation, the IPC is an athlete-centred organisation composed of an elected Governing Board, a management team and various Standing Committees and Councils. Since 1999 we have been headquartered in Bonn, Germany.
The IPC’s primary responsibilities are to support our 200 plus members develop Para sport and advocate social inclusion, ensure the successful delivery and organisation of the Paralympic Games and act as the international federation for 10 Para sports.
International Federations play a major part in the Paralympic Movement, helping develop Para sport around the world. These federations work with the International Paralympic Committee in different ways, depending on the sport they represent.
International Federations are independent sport federations recognised by the IPC as the sole representative of aParalympic Sport.
International Federations’ responsibilities include technical jurisdiction and guidance over the competition and training venues of their respective sports during the Paralympic Games.
The IPC currently recognises 15 International Federations:
|Archery||World Archery (WA)|
|Boccia||Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed)|
|Badminton||Badminton World Federation (BWF)|
|Equestrian||Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI)|
|Canoe||International Canoe Federation (ICF)|
|Cycling||Union Cycliste International (UCI)|
|Rowing||World Rowing Federation (FISA)|
|Sitting volleyball||World ParaVolley (WPV)|
|Table Tennis||International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)|
|Taekwondo||World Taekwondo (WT)|
|Triathlon||International Triathlon Union (ITU)|
|Wheelchair basketball||International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF)|
|Wheelchair curling||World Curling Federation (WCF)|
|Wheelchair rugby||International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF)|
|Wheelchair tennis||International Tennis Federation (ITF)|
2. Kenya National Paralympic Committee
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