Monday , 18 June 2018

Home / World / Establishment of new Paralympic organisation

Establishment of new Paralympic organisation

Members of the International Paralympic Committee voted on a joint International Federations motion to establish a body that would represent the independent sports in the Paralympic Movement. Confirmed at the IPC General Assembly in Mexico City held 14-15 November, the new organisation will be called the Association of Paralympic Sports Organisations (APSO).

APSO will be an independent association, bringing together IFs that govern sports at the summer and winter Paralympic Games programmes. The role of APSO will be to unite, promote and support International Federations governing sports on the programmes of both Paralympic Games and to coordinate their common interests and goals.

Source: International Paralympic Committee

Check Also

Disagreement of the sports federations about the sale of the Olympic Stadium

Sports representatives who attended the meeting, stressed that agree on building the Olympic Stadium

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *