21 relations: A3 (classification), Amputee sports classification, Cerebral palsy sport classification, Chantal Petitclerc, David Weir (athlete), Disabled sports, International Paralympic Committee, Kurt Fearnley, Leo-Pekka Tähti, Marathon, Paralympic athletics, T51 (classification), T52 (classification), T53 (classification), Tatyana McFadden, 100 metres, 1500 metres, 2016 Summer Paralympics, 400 metres, 5000 metres, 800 metres.
A3 is an amputee sport classification used by the International Sports Organization for the Disabled (ISOD) for people with acquired or congenital amputations.
Amputee sports classification is a disability specific sport classification used for disability sports to facilitate fair competition among people with different types of amputations.
Cerebral palsy sport classification is a classification system used by sports that include people with cerebral palsy (CP) with different degrees of severity to compete fairly against each other and against others with different types of disabilities.
Chantal Petitclerc, CC, CQ, MSM (born December 15, 1969 in Saint-Marc-des-Carrières, Quebec) is a Canadian wheelchair racer and a Senator from Quebec.
David Russell Weir, CBE (born 5 June 1979) is a British Paralympic wheelchair athlete.
Disabled sports, also adaptive sports or parasports, are sports played by persons with a disability, including physical and intellectual disabilities.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC; Internationales Paralympisches Komitee) is an international non-profit organisation and the global governing body for the Paralympic Movement.
Kurt Harry Fearnley, (born 23 March 1981) is an Australian wheelchair racer, who has won gold medals at the Paralympic Games and 'crawled' the Kokoda Track.
Leo-Pekka Tähti (born 22 June 1983 in Pori, Finland) is an athlete and Paralympian from Finland competing mainly in category T54 sprint events.
The marathon is a long-distance race, completed by running, walking, or a run/walk strategy.
Paralympic athletics is a disabled sport practiced by athletes with a physical disability who have competed at separate international events since 1952.
T51 is disability sport classification for athletics.
T52 is disability sport classification for disability athletics.
T53 is disability sport classification for disability athletics.
Tatyana McFadden (Татьяна Макфадден; born April 21, 1989,, Associated Press, April 19, 2013. Online at News.com.au. Retrieved 2013-04-20.) is a Russian-born United States Paralympian athlete competing in the category T54.
The 100 metres, or 100-metre dash, is a sprint race in track and field competitions.
The 1500 metres or 1,500-metre run (typically pronounced 'fifteen-hundred metres') is the foremost middle distance track event in athletics.
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.
The 5000 metres or 5000-meter run (approximately 3.1 mi or 16,404 ft) is a common long-distance running event in track and field.
The 800 metres, or 800 meters (US spelling), is a common track running event.