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Clarification of notice regarding the process for international classification of para-athletes

New athletes wishing to obtain an international classification and all athletes who have a "Review" status are required to bring to the classification procedure their medical records which must be written in English.
New athletes wishing to obtain an international classification and all athletes who have a "Review" status are required to bring to the classification procedure their medical records which must be written in English.          
  British Paralympic Team at London 2012    To assist the athletes and the classifiers, new medical forms have been created. The template of the new medical form, which is available here must be completed in English and certified by a registered doctor. If an athlete fails to bring the completed form to the classification procedure (or to submit it electronically less than one year before the classification is to take place) then no classification will be undertaken and the athlete will not be permitted to shoot in the competition.

Provision of the medical records does not guarantee that classification will take place – that will be the decision of the classifiers after reading the medical records –, but without the completed forms classification will definitely not take place.

From 2014 all athletes who have a current classification will need to be classified again using the new system of requiring a minimum score of 25 and so they will also need to complete the medical forms for the first Para-Archery tournament at which they compete.

World Archery Para-Archery Committee