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Seoul 2015 IBSA World Games and World Championships

The Seoul 2015 IBSA World Games and World Championships - featuring competitions in ten disciplines - will take place in Seoul, South Korea, from 8th to 18th May 2015.

The Korean Organising Committee has the pleasure of inviting all IBSA member countries to take part in the event. The following sports are on the programme:

  • Athletics (IPC approved)
  • Football (B1)
  • Football (B2-B3)
  • Goalball
  • Judo
  • Powerlifting
  • Showdown
  • Swimming (IPC approved)
  • Tenpin Bowling
  • Chess

The 2nd and final entry plus the full information package, including MCQ's for Athletics and Swimming, will be sent out to IBSA Members very soon now. Those countries that did not complete or receive the first entry (this does not apply to Football and Goalball) can now apply to participate in the Seoul 2015 IBSA World Games.

Classification will be offered for all sports at the Seoul 2015 IBSA World Games and World Championships.

Only those members who have paid their 2014 IBSA membership fees will be accepted to participate.

"See with Passion, Run with Hope" - image shows the slogan for the Seoul 2015 IBSA World Games and World Championships. 

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  • 3. How does IBSA achieve its goals?
    To achieve our goals, we encourage all blind and visually impaired people to get involved in different sports and physical activities. You too can become a blind athlete and take part in competitions ranging from school sports to elite level championships for the blind and the Paralympic Games.

  • 1. What is IBSA?
    Since IBSA was founded in Paris in 1981, we have been in a constant process of evolution to adapt to the ever-changing world of sports for the blind.

    IBSA is registered as a non-profit making, public interest body in Spain, and we are full members of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), where we are the legitimate representatives of sport for the blind.

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