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IWAS Guttmann Games

Overview

Overview

The IWAS Guttmann Games are designed to give athletes with physical impairments competing in non-Paralympic sports the chance to shine on the international stage.


Soon IWAS will hold the first of an exciting new addition to its programme – the IWAS Guttmann Games.

The Games will only feature sports and events not currently on the Paralympic Games programme, offering athletes with physical impairments the chance to compete at an international level every four years.

They are a tribute to Sir Ludwig Guttmann, the father of the Paralympic Movement and founder of IWAS forbear the International Stoke Mandeville Wheelchair Sports Federation, to honour his incredible legacy in growing Para sports.

The dates, location and full programme for the first ever IWAS Guttmann Games will be announced shortly.

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