Badminton Ireland is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of its members. Badminton can be played by all levels of physical ability, enhancing social opportunities, and improving overall health.
Para-Badminton provides players of different disabilities and backgrounds an opportunity to interact under a common purpose. It is a growing sport with more and more participants taking up the game either socially or competitively. The Badminton World Federation (BWF) recently annnounced that Para-Badminton will make it's Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020.
There are a total of 6 classes recognised by the BWF:
Para Badminton in the Media
Click here to read the final para-badminton article of 2015 from Badminton Europe
Paralympic Movement at a glance - August 2015
Please click here to view the July 2015 edition of 'The Paralympian'
Please click here to download the BWF magazine 'Shuttleworld' which includes coverage of the Para Irish Open
Please click here to download the BWF magazine "Shuttleworld" from October 2015
Paralympic Movement at a glance - September 2015
Please click here to see the Paralympic Movement at a Glance from October 2015
Click here to see the European Para Badminton Towards Tokyo 2020 video
click here to read about the video and other upcoming Par-Badminton events