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F55 (classification)

Index F55 (classification)

F55 is a disability sport classification for disability athletics for people who compete in field events from a seated position. [1]

9 relations: Disabled sports, Epicondylitis, Impingement syndrome, International Paralympic Committee, Karol Kozun, Paralympic athletics, Rotator cuff tear, Ruzhdi Ruzhdi, 2016 Summer Paralympics.

Disabled sports

Disabled sports, also adaptive sports or parasports, are sports played by persons with a disability, including physical and intellectual disabilities.

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Epicondylitis is a type of musculoskeletal disorder that refers to an inflammation of an epicondyle.

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Impingement syndrome

Shoulder impingement syndrome, also called subacromial impingement, painful arc syndrome, supraspinatus syndrome, swimmer's shoulder, and thrower's shoulder, is a clinical syndrome which occurs when the tendons of the rotator cuff muscles become irritated and inflamed as they pass through the subacromial space, the passage beneath the acromion.

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International Paralympic Committee

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC; Internationales Paralympisches Komitee) is an international non-profit organisation and the global governing body for the Paralympic Movement.

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Karol Kozun

Karol Wojciech Kozun (born 23 March 1982) is a Paralympian track and field athlete from Poland competing mainly in category F55 throwing events.

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Paralympic athletics

Paralympic athletics is a disabled sport practiced by athletes with a physical disability who have competed at separate international events since 1952.

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Rotator cuff tear

A rotator cuff tear is a tear of one or more of the tendons of the four rotator cuff muscles of the shoulder.

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Ruzhdi Ruzhdi

Ruzhdi Ruzhdi (Ружди Ружди) (born 14 April 1991) is a Bulgarian Paralympian track and field athlete, competing in throwing events: javelin throw, shot put, and discus throw.

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2016 Summer Paralympics

The 2016 Summer Paralympics, the 15th Summer Paralympic Games, were a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 7 September to 18 September 2016.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F55_(classification)

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