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International Classification 2019

Athletics Australia will provide information as to the date and location of the 2019 International Classification opportunity later this year.

 

Due to a large number of current internationally classified athletes being placed on 'Review' status - Athletics Australia reserves the right to use its absolute discretion when nominating athletes for international classification. Athletes will be prioritised based on their recent performances*, performance progression* and likelihood of international representation within two years. 

*athlete performances in Paralympic pathway events will be prioritised (see Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Medal Events).

 

Preparing for International Classification can be a costly and time consuming process. If you wish to attend International Classification in 2019 please review the information provided below relevant to your classification category and contact Steve Caddy (steve.caddy@athletics.org.au) to inform Athletics Australia of your interest in becoming Internationally Classified. 

 

For information on international classification preparation for Australian athletes with a Physical Impairment, please click on the following:

Preparation for PI AthletesWPA PI Medical Diagnostics Form

Please be aware that as of the 01/11/2017 WPA have issued a new PI Medical Diagnostics Form to be completed for any athletes attending International Classification in the future (2018 onwards). The link above contains the updated document required - to be filled out electronically by a GP.

For information on international classification preparation for Australian athletes with an Intellectual Impairment, please click on the following:

Preparation for II AthletesWPA II TSAL Form

*Athletes with an Intellectual Impairment must compete in the event they wish to be classified for - Shot put or Long Jump (Intellectually Impaired athletes wishing to be classified in Track can compete in either the 400 or 1500 metres).

For information on international classification preparation for Australian athletes with an Visual Impairment, please click on the following:

Preparation for VI AthletesWPA VI Medical Diagnostics Form

*All athletes must present for International Classification with an 'Athlete Representative' (ideally this would be the athletes personal coach).

 

Athletics Australia
Athletics House
Level 2, 31 Aughtie Drive
Albert Park  VIC 3206

P +61 3 8646 4550
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E athletics@athletics.org.au