Para Badminton will feature for the first time in Tokyo Paralympics Games 2020.
Uganda was the first country to represent Africa in the World Para Badminton Championships in 2014
The are six different classes in Para Badminton
The first All Africa Para Badminton Championships was held in Uganda in Feb 2018 – next edition in 2020(country to be decided in 2019).
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Badminton is a sport for all, an accessible sport for boys and girls, men and women and for people with a physical impairment. Badminton is a sport for everyone. BWF is responsible for regulating, promoting and developing para-badminton globally.
BCA shares the same concept with BWF that is to promote a “one sport – one team” philosophy – badminton and para-badminton together.
To regulate, promote and develop the sport globally. This is achieved through partnerships with the BWF, National Paralympic Committees and organisations who support sport for people with a physical impairment.
For further information on Para badminton please visit BWF Corporate website.
There are three different types of organisations that organize and regulate Para badminton at a national level. These are:
- BWF member organisations
- National Paralympic Committees
- National Organisations of Sports for the Disabled
More details of the contacts recognised by BWF, click here.