29 relations: April Holmes, Arnu Fourie, Australian Paralympic Committee, David Prince, Disabled sports, Discus throw, Epicondylitis, F3 (classification), F8 (classification), High jump, Impingement syndrome, International Paralympic Committee, Javelin throw, Jerome Singleton, Long jump, Marie-Amélie Le Fur, Paralympic athletics, Rotator cuff tear, Shot put, Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association, T40 (classification), T42 (classification), T43 (classification), T45 (classification), T46 (classification), 100 metres, 200 metres, 2016 Summer Paralympics, 400 metres.
April Holmes (born 11 March 1973) is a Paralympic athlete from the USA competing mainly in category T44 sprint events.
Arnu Fourie (born 24 April 1985) is a South African Paralympian athlete who runs in the T44 class.
The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) is the National Paralympic Committee in Australia for the Paralympic Games movement.
David Prince (born 10 September 1983) is a USA sprint runner who runs in the T44 class.
Disabled sports, also adaptive sports or parasports, are sports played by persons with a disability, including physical and intellectual disabilities.
The discus throw is a track and field event in which an athlete throws a heavy disc—called a discus—in an attempt to mark a farther distance than their competitors.
Epicondylitis is a type of musculoskeletal disorder that refers to an inflammation of an epicondyle.
F3, also T3 and SP3, is a wheelchair sport classification that corresponds to the neurological level C8.
F8, also SP8, is a standing wheelchair sport classification open to people with spinal cord injuries, with inclusion based on a functional classification on a points system for lower limb functionality.
The high jump is a track and field event in which competitors must jump unaided over a horizontal bar placed at measured heights without dislodging it.
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.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC; Internationales Paralympisches Komitee) is an international non-profit organisation and the global governing body for the Paralympic Movement.
The javelin throw is a track and field event where the javelin, a spear about in length, is thrown.
Jerome Singleton (born July 7, 1986) is a Paralympic athlete from the United States competing mainly in category T44 (single below knee amputation) sprint events.
The long jump (historically called the broad jump in the USA) is a track and field event in which athletes combine speed, strength and agility in an attempt to leap as far as possible from a take off point.
Marie-Amélie Le Fur (born 26 September 1988) is a Paralympic athlete from France competing in T44 sprint and F44 long jump events.
Paralympic athletics is a disabled sport practiced by athletes with a physical disability who have competed at separate international events since 1952.
A rotator cuff tear is a tear of one or more of the tendons of the four rotator cuff muscles of the shoulder.
The shot put (pronounced) is a track and field event involving "throwing"/"putting" (throwing in a pushing motion) a heavy spherical object—the shot—as far as possible.
The Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association is the peak body for sport, recreation and fitness for people with a physical disability or vision impairment in the Australian state of Queensland.
T40 is disability sport classification for disability athletics, specifically athletes of short stature.
T42 is a disability sport classification for disability athletics (track and jump events only), applying to athletes with single above the knee amputations or a disability that is comparable.
T43 is a disability sport classification for disability athletics (track and jump events only), applying to athletes with "Double below knee amputation (or combined arm/leg amputation) or similar disability." It includes ISOD classified athletes from the A4 and A9 classes.
T45 is disability sport classification for disability athletics.
T46 and F46 are disability sport classification for disability athletics.
The 100 metres, or 100-metre dash, is a sprint race in track and field competitions.
The 200 metres (also spelled 200 meters) is a sprint running event.
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.
The 400 metres, or 400 metre dash, is a sprinting event in track and field competitions.