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A3 (classification)

Index A3 (classification)

A3 is an amputee sport classification used by the International Sports Organization for the Disabled (ISOD) for people with acquired or congenital amputations. [1]

13 relations: Amputee sports classification, CP4 (classification), International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation, LC4 (classification), LW3 (classification), Oscar Pistorius, Paralympic Games, S4 (classification), Sitting volleyball, 2004 Summer Paralympics, 2012 Summer Paralympics, 4 point player, 4.5 point player.

Amputee sports classification

Amputee sports classification is a disability specific sport classification used for disability sports to facilitate fair competition among people with different types of amputations.

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CP4 (classification)

CP4 is a disability sport classification specific to cerebral palsy.

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International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation

The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) is an international sports organisation that governs sports for athletes with physical impairments.

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LC4 (classification)

LC4 is a para-cycling classification.

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LW3 (classification)

LW3 is a para-Alpine and para-Nordic standing skiing sport class defined by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for skiers with a disability affecting both legs, with double below knee amputation or a combined strength total for both legs of 60, with 80 as the baseline for people without disabilities.

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Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius (born 22 November 1986) is a South African former sprint runner who was convicted of murdering his girlfriend in 2013.

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Paralympic Games

The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event involving athletes with a range of disabilities, including impaired muscle power (e.g. paraplegia and quadriplegia, muscular dystrophy, post-polio syndrome, spina bifida), impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency (e.g. amputation or dysmelia), leg length difference, short stature, hypertonia, ataxia, athetosis, vision impairment and intellectual impairment.

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S4 (classification)

S4, SB3, SM4 are disability swimming classifications used for categorising swimmers based on their level of disability.

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Sitting volleyball

Sitting volleyball (sometimes known as paralympic volleyball) is a form of volleyball for athletes with a disability that entered the Paralympic Games as a demonstration sport for athletes with amputations in 1976 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and played as a medal sport thereafter.

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2004 Summer Paralympics

The 2004 Summer Paralympics (Θερινοί Παραολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004), the 12th Summer Paralympic Games, were a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee, held in Athens, Greece from 17 September to 28 September 2004.

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2012 Summer Paralympics

The 2012 Summer Paralympics, the 14th Summer Paralympic Games, and also more generally known as the London 2012 Paralympic Games, were a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), that took place in London, United Kingdom from 29 August to 9 September 2012.

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4 point player

4 point player is a disability sport classification for wheelchair basketball.

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4.5 point player

4.5 point player is a disability sport classification for wheelchair basketball.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A3_(classification)

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