Badminton Ireland is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all its members. Badminton is a sport that can be played together by both the disabled and the non-disabled, enhancing social opportunities regardless of differing degrees of ability and disability as well as improving overall health.
Para-badminton has multiple classes, see classification details here and 4 nations LD player rating forms here.
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 BWF are working hard to make sure para-badminton becomes a Paralympic Games sport in 2020. There are a total of 6 classes recognised by the BWF:
- 2 Wheelchair sport classes ( WH1, WH2)
- 3 Standing sport classes (SL3, SL4, SU5)
- 1 Short stature sport class (SS6)
To get more of an insight into para badminton click here
To find out what it takes to be a World Champion, read Niall McVeigh's exclusive interview - click on the image below
There are a number of clubs operating throughout Ireland:
Pan Disability Lisburn
Pan Disability Dublin
Bangor Pan Disability
Competition Application forms:
4 NATIONS PARA-BADMINTON SERIES WELSH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013
4 NATIONS PARA - BADMINTON SERIES IRISH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013
2013 HERTS PARA BADMINTON TOURNAMENT